Music and Performance
16 May 2005
The song titles tell their own story. "Contort Yourself"; "Prole Art Threat"; "We Are All Prostitutes". The post-punk...
Books
07 February 2005
To describe the Orkney Islands-born director Margaret Tait, who died at the age of 80 in 1999, as one of the best...
Books
01 January 2005
The French film critic Serge Daney, writing about Andre Bazin, whose still vital, two-volume What Is Cinema? has...
Books
11 October 2004
Blockbusters are all about amplification: of budgets that would fund the film industries of many smaller countries; of...
Culture
05 July 2004
Anyone who flicks through the CD racks of a high-street megastore or watches the ads on cable television in the...
Books
01 March 2004
The other day, I was in Katz's Deli on Manhattan's Lower East Side. It's one of the best-known diners in the city. As...
TV and Radio
26 January 2004
There was little honour among artists in Hollywood from 1947 to 1954. The likes of Gary Cooper and Ronald Reagan lined...
Books
24 November 2003
Many years have passed since news of the imminent release of a film by Jean-Luc Godard would quicken the pulse of...
Culture
27 October 2003
Anyone who has ever made the mistake of going to see Charlie's Angels or Bad Boys II will know the rage that mediocre...

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