Among the the music biopic’s many tropes is the inevitable recording-session scene, where we watch a recreation of the artist at work — or, if the subject is a band, see them quarrel and throw drum sticks at each other. Rare, though, are the sequences where you feel as if […]

You’re only as good as your word. At least that’s what I was told as a kid. But is it true? President John F. Kennedy certainly thought so when he said, “I would rather be accused of breaking precedents than breaking promises.” In a world where politicians notably and consistently […]

Clearly, the Manchester United and England striker can be as tactical outside a stadium as in it. But then Marcus Rashford has been unusually grounded from the start. His campaigning zeal comes from his own experience of childhood privation, when his devout Christian mum Melanie worked 14-hour days, struggling to […]