Arts & Books

In this superb biography of Archbishop Daniel Mannix , Brenda Niall delivers an even-handed assessment of her subject

Gemma Bovery is a contrived comedy; briefly enjoyable but lacking depth

Books about the Trinity don’t usually mention Pinocchio or Heston Blumenthal – this one does…

Precinct Seven Five is a riveting documentary about cops gone very wrong, while Trainwreck is another tedious comedy off the Judd Apatow production line

Antony Beevor gives a vital historical insight into the Ardennes offensive of 1944

Manglehorn explores the story of a misanthropic locksmith who confronts his unhappy past

Getting Out Alive explores the reputation of the UK’s oldest broadcasting organisation after the revelations about paedophile Jimmy Savile

Child Genius an uncomfortable watch with gifted children acting like adults

Stalin’s Daughter explores the life of the woman whose father’s infamous legacy following her around the globe

Inside Out explores what’s going on in our heads with Pixar’s customary insight, wit and wild imagination