Arts & Culture

Review: Spitting Image and the death of British satire

Punch up, not down.

Rob Schofield  ·  14 November 2020

Blue Story: a tale of love and death

Review of Blue Story, directed by Rapman (Andrew Onwubolu) A low-budget debut film made by British hip-hop artist Rapman has hit the news for all the wrong reasons.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  01 December 2019

Jamie Oliver’s ‘Punchy Jerk Rice’ tastes like microwaved soil

THE online culture wars became inflamed again recently in an episode triggered by — of all things — microwave rice. After celebrity chef Jamie Oliver released his new “Punchy Jerk Rice” Dawn Butler, Labour […]

Rob Schofield  ·  17 September 2018

Film Review: In The Intense Now (No Intenso Agora)

João Moreira Salles’ thoughtful cinematic essay No Intenso Agora begins with Charles de Gaulle’s address to France on New Year’s Day 1968. A warm, almost grandfatherly figure, de Gaulle comments […]

Rob Schofield  ·  01 June 2018

The Wrong Reflections – Black Mirror Series 4 Review

Does Charlie Brooker's latest effort hold a mirror up to the real threat?

Rob Schofield  ·  22 January 2018

Soviet Avant Garde: Boris Arvatov’s Art & Production

A review of Boris Arvatov's Art and Production, published for the first time in English by Pluto Press

Workers Power  ·  02 November 2017

Labour of Love: a marriage of convenience

Audiences will wish a little more love had gone into James Graham's laboured production

Workers Power  ·  25 October 2017

Detroit ’67: a study in terror and tension

Review of Kathryn Bigelow's recreation of one night at the Algiers Motel in 1967

Workers Power  ·  19 October 2017

Film Review: High-Rise

By Jeremy Dewar A 1975 apartment block plays host to Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of the eponymous JG Ballard novel, which portrays what antihero psychologist Robert Laing terms “a future that […]

Workers Power  ·  17 April 2016

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