Articles by Caspar Salmon
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?
Caspar Salmon / February 15, 2019
As a young man, it was easy to fall for Adams' me-against-the-world act. But we should all be vigilant about how art can conceal abuse
Caspar Salmon / December 5, 2018
Caught between rising property prices and the popularity of online streaming services, cinemas are flogging a luxury "experience"
Caspar Salmon / November 22, 2018
It's not just celebrity body types that have changed. Increasingly, ordinary men are emulating them
Caspar Salmon / November 2, 2018
From screening Peterloo amongst industrial disputes to allegations of abuse, the film industry of 2018 presents critics with the sort of moral quandaries few seem ready to engage with