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,
KIRBY DICK'S latest documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated is a clever and biting expose of the secret shenanigans and blatant hypocrisy of the Motion Picture Rating Association of America.
CHEV CHELIOS, a freelance LA hit man, wakes one morning with a splitting headache and a message from a local gangster that he was poisoned the night before and only has a few hours to live.
ANY creditibilty that the Wayans family establised with The Blogs will evaporate with this dull effort.
MICHAEL DOUGLAS tries to revive a flagging career as an action man playing an aging US secret service agent who, having saved President's Reagan's life 20 years ago, is called on to save another.
JEFF SAWTELL recommends Pedro Almodovar's latest offering, a five-star film that won't let you stand on the emotional sidelines.
THE you and me in the title are newly-weds Carl and Molly, US citizens in their early thirties, played by Matt Dillon and Kate Hudson.
THE majority of movies these days seem to get awards. Sometimes, it may be the result of distributors "looking after" movie magazines in exchange for favours received.
NOT nice, not nice at all, but then what would you expect from a British horror film that actually provides blood, guts, a little sly humour and a sideswipe at our government's arming of terrorists?
THIS film is as cheesy as the title suggests. "On the fifth day of the fifth month of the fifth year of the new millennium, we agreed to meet at the Marylin Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School," says John Goodman as he gasps his last.
JOHN Tucker has it all. Good looking, athletic and captain of the school basketball team, he simultaneously dates three students by individually swearing them to secrecy.