Articles by Caspar Salmon
From sharing toothpaste to wiping my poorly son's brow, true human intimacy inevitably involves a bit of grime
Caspar Salmon / February 10, 2020
In a sense, Dolittle is a coup in that it is both silly and yet bizarrely joyless—dragon anus scene included
Caspar Salmon / January 29, 2020
The truth is that the British public laps up this sort of stuff, whether it's inherited monarchy or acting dynasties
Caspar Salmon / December 19, 2019
If society is to move forward from this illogical disaster, we need nothing less than a full and frank inquiry
Caspar Salmon / November 7, 2019
Over 600 years later, the strictures and stigmas of courtly romance still poison our understanding of relationships. If only we had the courage to imagine something different
It's a film about an app that tells you when you're going to die. By rights, it should be awful. And yet...
When it comes to cinema, why does Britain insist on showing the world the worst version of ourselves?
Caspar Salmon / October 21, 2019
The popular depiction of Britain in global television and film isn't only shockingly homogenous—it's a fiction
Caspar Salmon / July 18, 2019
Two women pave their paths out of fantastical nightmares
Interventions like Quentin Tarantino's may sound well-intentioned. But demanding critics leave plot details out of their reviews doesn't only do them a disservice—it reduces the complexity of film...
Caspar Salmon / March 18, 2019
The interest in true crime stories kicked off by Serial and Making a Murderer shows no sign of abating. But do we lose something of ourselves when we focus so many stories of horror and violence?