Punch up, not down.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Does Charlie Brooker's latest effort hold a mirror up to the real threat?
A review of Boris Arvatov's Art and Production, published for the first time in English by Pluto Press
Audiences will wish a little more love had gone into James Graham's laboured production
Review of Kathryn Bigelow's recreation of one night at the Algiers Motel in 1967
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 […]