Review of Ang Lee’s Chinese wartime espionage drama, the follow-up to Brokeback Mountain.
Sex, War by Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings’ review of Michael Moore’s new documentary tragi-comedy on the American health (dis)service
Body Politics by Tom Jennings
Reviews this documentary lambasting Labour's assault on freedom.
Doing the Rights Thing
Review of the documentary about the corporate lampooners
The Maybe Men
Vera Drake vividly portrays the paradoxes of backstreet abortion without passing judgement.
Dilemmas of a Bleeding Heart
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
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
Review of 9 Songs, the ‘dirtiest film ever shown in Britain’.
Going Through the Motions
Review of Almodovar’s latest cinematic delirium
Tom Jennings reviews the latest botched adaptation of Alan Moore’s graphic novels.
‘V’ Signs and Simulations by Tom Jennings
This 1998 book traces the development of workers' struggles in China from the 1950s to the Tianenmen movement of 1989 and beyond. It looks at the role played by worker discontent in the...
Labour unrest continues in diverse areas, including rock mining and the garment industry.
Lynn Parramore on the sadism of modern wage labour.
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