The Big Sick injects some much-needed realism into a cliched genre, says ALAN FRANK
Friday 28th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Hounds of Love (18)
Directed by Ben Young
AUSTRALIAN film-makers certainly know how to make wonderfully dark, creepy and disturbing crime dramas which make for profoundly harrowing viewing.
Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Thursday 27th Jul 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
Josette Bushell-Mingo’s portrayal of a great female black artist packs a powerful punch, says MAYER WAKEFIELD
Hardboiled Activist: The Work and Politics of Dashiell Hammett
by Ken Fuller
(Praxis Press, £19.99)
EVER since Roland Barthes’s essay The Death of the Author in 1967, academic critics have come to regard...
MIKE BUCKINGHAM reports on a revelatory new anthology of Welsh literature in translation, compiled by Gwyn Griffiths and Meic Stephens
Wednesday 26th Jul 2017
Celebrating John Coltrane
Cafe Oto, London E8
FIFTY years ago this month, that greatest of jazz saxophonists John Coltrane died.
In homage, three of his finest British saxophone emulators gather at Cafe...
ROGER WATERS hit the headlines last week with his courageous opposition to Radiohead playing in Israel. That’s hardly surprising, given his lifelong courting of controversy, says Andy Hedgecock
Tuesday 25th Jul 2017
Ben Cowles: Game On
A new book on the dispute is a reminder that the scars of the miners’ strike of 1984-85 have not yet healed, says PETER LAZENBY
Monday 24th Jul 2017