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
ENO's production of La Boheme is a triumph,
Don't be fooled into thinking this is a film about the Avengers' Nick Fury even though it stars Samuel L Jackson because you are going to be mightily disappointed.
It was originally called The Samaritan after the con Jackson's character is forced to stage.
As always, Jackson is phenomenal as a grifter who is determined to go straight after spending 25 years behind bars.
Of course that is never going to happen.
It's a gritty though somewhat predictable thriller but it is saved by an evil twist and Jackson's powerhouse performance.