Another potentially interesting film tackling the human downsides of globalisation falls victim to superficial preaching
Tom Jennings reports on the eventful life and death of an outstanding work of anonymous, autonomous public art
These tightly-wound fables describing inadmissible and extenuating circumstances around fictional crimes muddle moral and legal judgmentalism
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
A gentle pantomine, where nothing much happens, to arguably profound effect? Must be another Mike Leigh film!
Its producers claimed inspiration from resistance to injustice, but this film’s sentimental spin is fundamentally flawed.
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.
Flirting with heroic individualism, this story insists instead on age-old community bonds that everyone else seems to have written off
Tom Jennings finds that there’s rather more than meets the eyes in this entertaining, if excessively clunky, Argentine crime drama
This performance artwork powerfully evokes the blood, sweat and tears of the nurturance underpinning social reproduction, according to Tom Jennings
Articles by Tom Jennings, UK radical cultural critic analysing different elements within popular culture.
In-depth study of working class organisation at the Enugu Government Colliery in Nigeria from its opening in 1914 until a massacre of 21 striking miners in 1949.
A collection of photos by Neil Kenlock of the British Black Panther party from 1968-1972.
At the turn of the 20th century Białystok, an industrial city with a population of 80,000 in the Polish part of the Russian empire, was the scene of one of the earliest examples of a mass working...
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