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.
ENO's production of La Boheme is a triumph,
The Time Traveler's Wife makes you wonder: "What wife?" Could they mean Clare Abshire, with a fraction the screen time of her chrono-challenged hubby? Makes you wonder why they kept the book's title.
Lock up your sons! It's the Revenge of the Women!
"I'm bad," sang Michael Jackson as millions swooned.
The End Of The Line, Robert Murray's cinematic call to arms about our dying oceans, ironically opened on World Ocean Day.
Koppel's stunning Sleep Furiously urges us to connect the dots
What it means to feel human emotion in a cinematic context
The underlying themes in John Crowley's Is Anybody There?
Iannucci's In The Loop questions the raison d'etre of democracy