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Tom Jennings is relieved that Ben Affleck’s first film as director, the thought-provoking Gone, Baby, Gone, avoids the ham sentimentality of much of his acting
A comparison of UK near-future nightmares, including Taking Liberties, Faceless, Children Of Men, The Last Enemy, Exodus and Polly II: A Plan For Revolution in Docklands.
This post is coming a little later than would be usual, as I just took my first proper (non-anarchist-related) break in what seems like ages after Projectile finished and only just got back from it.
Review of Ang Lee’s Chinese wartime espionage drama, the follow-up to Brokeback Mountain.
Tom Jennings’ review of Michael Moore’s new documentary tragi-comedy on the American health (dis)service
Reviews this documentary lambasting Labour's assault on freedom.
Review of the documentary about the corporate lampooners
Vera Drake vividly portrays the paradoxes of backstreet abortion without passing judgement.
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.
Learn the story of eviction resister Leonard Spears, and how he decided to stay in his home despite his foreclosure.
Well researched, thorough and detailed biography of legendary Paris communard, anarchist and French national hero of the late 19th century, translated by Penelope Williams in 1980.
Dave Marson's excellent 1973 pamphlet on the little-known mass walkouts of schoolchildren in the UK and Ireland in 1911, the same year that saw widespread industrial unrest and strikes....
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