The shipyard painter, political activist and razor-sharp cartoonist Bob Starrett has just written a new book The Way I See It on his eventful life and times. Below we reprint one of his stories and review an essential read
LIKE I say, I get around. Sometimes, though, I even surprise myself.
Faster and even more furious than its predecessors, this manic and colossal juggernaut bursts onto the screen at break-neck speed and without a pit stop.
Ginger Baker, up there in the pantheon of percussionists, is a tempestuous talent and genuine hell raiser who has always resisted sucking up to the Establishment, or rock royalty for that matter.
Baz Luhrmann gives a skim-reading of a classic novel
This thriller about two siblings on the run following a heist gone wrong left me as cold as the snow-filled landscape it is set in.
Writer-director Jeff Nicholas's thriller-cum-coming-of-age love story certainly engages.
That renowned "anti-Hollywood" master of cinema Roberto Rossellini became the role model for many filmmakers, particularly those associated with the French "new wave."
"Looks can be deceiving. I am a lover of America," Changez Khan, the young Pakistani professor suspected of being a terrorist, tells US journalist Bobby Lincoln in a heaving tea house in Lahore.
The latest Star Trek saga fails to impress
The fact that this is another dance film in 3D and made by the producers of Horrid Henry: The Movie filled me with double dread.