Tom Jennings

Documentary representations of British and European Muslim women. Essay review

Follow-up to ‘Same Difference’ examines images of Muslims in photography and television

A History of Violence, dir. David Cronenberg, 2005. Film review

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.

A Dirty Shame, dir. John Waters, 2005. Film review

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.

9 Songs, dir. Michael Winterbottom, 2005. Film review

Review of 9 Songs, the ‘dirtiest film ever shown in Britain’.

Volver, dir. Pedro Almodovar, Spain 2006 (English subtitles). Film review

Review of Almodovar’s latest cinematic delirium

V for Vendetta, dir. James McTeigue, 2006. Film review – Tom Jennings.

Tom Jennings reviews the latest botched adaptation of Alan Moore’s graphic novels.

Ms Dynamite, Judgement Days, Polydor, 2005. Music review – Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings judges Ms Dynamite’s second album a mismatch of unremarkable smooth music and remarkably self-indulgent rant.

Guerilla: the Taking of Patty Hearst, dir. Robert Stone, 2004. Film review – Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings’ review of Robert Stone’s account of the Symbionese Liberation Army.

Spank the Monkey, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gateshead, 2006. Art review

This review finds that The Baltic’s ‘street art’ exhibition bites off much more than it can chew.