Tom Jennings is grateful for this comprehensive documentation of its author’s efforts to keep Jack Common’s legacy alive
Uncommon Sense. Book review – Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings is relieved that this film avoids lazy liberal moralising in exploring the mundane traumas of courage under fire.
Improvised Explosive Death-Drive. Film review – Tom Jennings
This deadpan account of a US Marine company’s exploits encapsulates for Tom Jennings the baleful banality of the Iraq war.
Mesopotamian MASH-Up. Television review – Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings chuckles along with the pointed proletarian poignancy of Meadows’ latest chamber-piece.
Freestyle Manifesto. Film review – Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings examines television and cinema stories about the US/UK ‘war on terror’ in terms of the notion that ‘war is the health of the state’.
The Ill-Health of the State. Film review / essay – Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings salutes the eyepatched crusader’s superhero child abuse revengers on their final outing.
Trojan Horse Noir. Book review – Tom Jennings
The final series of The Street demonstrates the possibilities and limitations of its form – both of which may now disappear from television drama
Neighbourhood Nervous Breakdown. Television review – Tom Jennings
This heartfelt debut film about dodgy decisions prompted by force of circumstance is several cuts above standard American independent cinema fare
Borderline Psycho Sis. Film review – Tom Jennings
Venturing out of Westminster reveals the limits of The Thick Of It’s satire, concludes Tom Jennings
The Thin of It. Film review – Tom Jennings
Tom Jennings is disappointed, but not surprised, at this drama reducing the legacy of the North of Ireland Troubles to personal therapeutics.
Troubles Shared. Television review – Tom Jennings
Articles by Tom Jennings, UK radical cultural critic analysing different elements within popular culture.
Over the past ten years, many squats across Italy have begun opening self-organized sports centres, offering mostly (but not exclusively) combat disciplines and promoting anti-fascist values...
A public statement on a labour conflict by a group of anarchists and radicals in Minneapolis. The statement resembles typical union-busting strategies, combined with the language of anti-...
Description of some of the conditions Puerto Rican cigar makers worked under.
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