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
First published in Spain in 1924, Angel Pestaña’s journal recounting his experiences in Russia in the summer of 1920 as the delegate sent by the Spanish anarchosyndicalist...
An essay on the form and content of struggles, and the fetishization of militant forms of action. Moving away from believing tactics to have inherent potential, it argues for the central role of...
Transcript of an interview with an Egyptian student and activist, describing the strikes and social movements that preceded the present rebellion.
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