Another potentially interesting film tackling the human downsides of globalisation falls victim to superficial preaching
Love’s Labour’s Glossed. Film review – Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings reports on the eventful life and death of an outstanding work of anonymous, autonomous public art
Art In Ruins. Art review – Tom Jennings
These tightly-wound fables describing inadmissible and extenuating circumstances around fictional crimes muddle moral and legal judgmentalism
The Criminal Injustice System. Television review – Tom Jennings
Feminism is back, and a new book sets out to help prevent it falling victim to the mistakes of the past, according to Tom Jennings
Throwing the Babe Out With the Bathwater. Book review – Tom Jennings
A gentle pantomine, where nothing much happens, to arguably profound effect? Must be another Mike Leigh film!
A Sad Old Year. Film review – Tom Jennings
Its producers claimed inspiration from resistance to injustice, but this film’s sentimental spin is fundamentally flawed.
Flattering to Deceive. Film review – Tom Jennings
Two heavily-hyped British media events – this TV series and the film ‘Made in Dagenham’ – link economics and social reproduction with sharply contrasting uses of nostalgia.
Ghosts of Crisis Past. Television review – Tom Jennings
Flirting with heroic individualism, this story insists instead on age-old community bonds that everyone else seems to have written off
Cold Comfort Backwoods. Film review – Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings finds that there’s rather more than meets the eyes in this entertaining, if excessively clunky, Argentine crime drama
A Brief Encounter With History. Film review – Tom Jennings
This performance artwork powerfully evokes the blood, sweat and tears of the nurturance underpinning social reproduction, according to Tom Jennings
Denatured Nurture Debate. Art review – Tom Jennings
Articles by Tom Jennings, UK radical cultural critic analysing different elements within popular culture.
An account of the French anti-Nazi cultural youth movement who opposed the Vichy regime in occupied France. Influenced by jazz and swing they met in basement clubs and scuffled with fascists on...
An article by Colin Bossen about the IWW's decline and if there are lessons to learn from that period today.
Book documenting the historical context of the Italian operaista tradition, and the development of the category of class composition.
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