On the pop culture podcast this week: Zadie Smith’s novel Swing Time, teen movie The Edge of Seventeen and the 2015 film Maggie’s Plan.
George Amponsah's film, following the repercussions of Tottenham 29-year-old Mark Duggan's death in 2011, studies injustice through both banality and drama.
Far from being a cheap rewrite, this Ghostbusters improves in every way on the original, which has been insulated for years by nostalgia.
“Women would kill to look like this.”
Absolutely Fabulous: the Movie revels in the blasé humour that made the television series so groundbreaking.
The award-winning film maker has died at the age of 76.
Genius ends up being terrifically boring, while enthusiastically reproducing the creative hierarchies of the time it portrays.
With audio and video uncannily synched, and its grainy super 8 footage, Notes on Blindness confuses the senses.
Natural history documentaries have traditionally avoided knotty conservation issues. But they are changing.
This story of memory loss shows how meaning accrues through duplication. Plus: Ma Ma reviewed.
A modern follow-up to the Nineties sci-fi alien invasion adventure is plagued by threadbare characters, poor dialogue, and a rambling plotline.
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