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,
PG stands for puke grade, since this festival of Christmas goodies will make you wish that you could resign from the human race.
Inspired by the events of a true story - which simply means that they have have embellished a story from a few facts - this tells a heartwarming tale during the first Christmas in the trenches during the first world war.
GORDON THOMAS urges us to look beyond the hyperbole behind the interpretations - this fantasy film makes sense on its own.
IT SEEMED to take me ages to work out that the story unfolding before me wasn't so much the complicated story about a boxer told in flashbacks, but two protagonists who would ultimately fight to the finish.
JOHN Cleese, Alicia Silverstone, Rachael Leigh Cook and Woody Harrelson all combine to do a group pratfall in a film that's about as funny as falling face first on a cactus.
JEFF SAWTELL is taken on a journey through the social spectrum by three directors, each giving us their view on class and transition.
THIS is a slice of life on the waterfront in Salvador, north-eastern Brazil, telling the story of a triangular relationship between stripper Karinna and Deco and Naldinho, who own a boat with which they earn a precarious living.
WHAT IS the world coming to? What with David Cronenberg and Jim Jarmusch attempting to wade into the mainstream, along comes Atom Egoyan with his first feature aimed at the commercial market.
SOME British housekeepers are battleaxes. But most of them don't wield an axe, especially on unsuspecting neighbours.