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The revolution introduced me to art, and art, in its own turn, brought me to the revolution.

Sergei Eisenstein

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Monday, 23 December 2019 15:18

The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Jack Brindelli offers some lessons for the radical left from an animated skeleton This December is particularly troubling for an unrepentant leftist like me. On top of the usual festival of gluttony and materialism that caps every year, I find myself living a very real nightmare before Christmas. Like many…
An Elephant Sitting Still
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 23 December 2019 15:10

The Decade of Asian Cinema: Top Ten Films of 2019  

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Dennis Broe reviews the best films of 2019 This is the end of the decade, and it is worth noting that the two most consistently outstanding directors of the last 10 years are both Asian. They are China’s Jia Zhangke and South Korea’s Bong Joon-ho, whose film Parasite is the…
arise! film review
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 09 December 2019 14:36

arise! film review

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Jack Brindelli reviews arise!, the new film from Culture Matters, available to watch here. Director: Carl Joyce Writer: Paul Summers Cast: Joyce McAndrew, Amber Pearson, Brenda Heslop, Jac Howard, Jean Spence, Mollie Brown, Paul Summers Running time: 7 mins The situation in the UK is symptomatic the global political moment…
Blow It to Bits
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Wednesday, 27 November 2019 22:46

Blow It to Bits

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Rita di Santo interviews the British director Lech Kowalski, director of of Blow It to Bits Timely and urgent, but not in the daily papers, Blow It to Bits is the story of workers who threaten to blow up a factory. A dense, entertaining, informative, and thought-provoking documentary, which clearly…
Synonyms: a denunciation of aggressive Israeli nationalism and its macho, militaristic culture
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Thursday, 14 November 2019 20:57

Synonyms: a denunciation of aggressive Israeli nationalism and its macho, militaristic culture

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Rita Di Santo reviews Synonyms by Nadav Lapid, showing at the Seville Film Festival Seville Festival is a great place to catch up with the best in recent European cinema. Audiences can enjoy prizewinners such as the winner of Berlin’s Golden Bear, Nadav Lapid’s Synonyms. The film follows an ex-Israeli…
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