Little Men reminds us that Sachs is the the cinematic poet laureate of the gentrification drama.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss
Stanley Nelson's new film doesn’t shake our suspicion that the stories being told have calcified into legend. Plus: Fresh Dressed.
Lava is being re-released on DVD, and is basically Mike Leigh meets Quentin Tarantino.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss Suffragette, the Channel 4 TV series Chewing Gum, and Kim Kardashian’s Selfish.
At first glance, the politics of Star Wars are highly regressive - but across the six films, the importance of building a coalition of all classes and occupations is clearly shown.
The screenwriter Abi Morgan explains why Suffragette spurned the story of the Pankhursts to focus on working-class activists.
The atmosphere throughout this film resembles that last, desperate, twilight hour at any nightclub.
This film isn’t really shocking until you see the roll-call of different countries and the year in which each one granted the vote to women.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the Robert De Niro-Anne Hathaway film The Intern, the very last series of Downton Abbey, and Sylvia Townsend Warner’s novel Lolly Willowes.
Physical resemblance between an actor and the real-life figure they are portraying is highly prized, but there’s much more to a successful biopic than the right face under a good wig.
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