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.
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.
Review of 9 Songs, the ‘dirtiest film ever shown in Britain’.
A critique of the black bloc, which the author sees as coming from a specific context, time and struggle. Now, stripped of these things, it has become both a tactic and identity with an implicit...
Three workers from FIAT Mirafiori in Italy describe the experiences of the Southern immigrant coming to work in the industrial cities of the North. The conversation was recorded in Turin during...
Detailed study into the rise and development of the Chinese 'ultra-left' during the Cultural Revolution which found itself often in highly confrontational opposition with the ruling...
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