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Lust, Caution, directed by Ang Lee, 2007. Film review – Tom Jennings

Review of Ang Lee’s Chinese wartime espionage drama, the follow-up to Brokeback Mountain.

Sex, War by Tom Jennings

Sicko, dir. Michael Moore, 2007 Film review – Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings’ review of Michael Moore’s new documentary tragi-comedy on the American health (dis)service

Body Politics by Tom Jennings

Taking Liberties, written and directed by Chris Atkins, 2007. Film review - Tom Jennings

Reviews this documentary lambasting Labour's assault on freedom.

Doing the Rights Thing

The Yes Men, dirs. Dan Ollman, Sarah Price, Chris Smith, 2004. Film review

Review of the documentary about the corporate lampooners

The Maybe Men

Vera Drake, dir. Mike Leigh, 2004. Film review – Tom Jennings

Vera Drake vividly portrays the paradoxes of backstreet abortion without passing judgement.

Dilemmas of a Bleeding Heart

A History of Violence, dir. David Cronenberg, 2005. Film review

Tom Jennings applauds the success of A History of Violence in linking the attractions of action cinema to ideologies of control and conquest by force.

What A Man’s Gotta Do

A Dirty Shame, dir. John Waters, 2005. Film review

Of several summer film releases tackling themes of sexual expression and repression, this review judges A Dirty Shame the daftest, as well as the most radical.

Bad Taste and Good Sense by Tom Jennings

9 Songs, dir. Michael Winterbottom, 2005. Film review

Review of 9 Songs, the ‘dirtiest film ever shown in Britain’.

Going Through the Motions

Volver, dir. Pedro Almodovar, Spain 2006 (English subtitles). Film review

Review of Almodovar’s latest cinematic delirium

Women’s Troubles

V for Vendetta, dir. James McTeigue, 2006. Film review – Tom Jennings.

Tom Jennings reviews the latest botched adaptation of Alan Moore’s graphic novels.

‘V’ Signs and Simulations by Tom Jennings