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Below the surface

Patrick Mulcahy on a slow burner about have-nots When it comes to the work of American writer-director S. Craig Zahler, I have arrived late to...

Locked inside the room

Zoe Mavroudi on Colette’s literature and masochism Director Wash Westmoreland’s beautiful, discreet film, Colette, dramatises an anecdote from the great writer’s first marriage. Her husband...

Crowd trouble

Patrick Mulcahy on Mike Leigh’s homage to Peterloo 200 years on Peterloo is writer-director Mike Leigh’s most ambitious film to date – and one of...

Wanted: a profound shift in how we run, fund and judge

While parents fund-raise for resources and headteachers take to the streets in protest at government cuts, Dave Lister finds Melissa Benn outlines a strong...

No apology needed

Patrick Mulcahy on showing genuine concern for workers’ rights Watching contemporary American cinema is, for the most part, a depressing experience. ‘America First’, the mantra...

Nikolai Bukharin – Forgotten Revolutionary

Nigel Doggett finds political lessons from a victim of Stalin’s purges

Hollywood shame factory 

Patrick Mulcahy on the state of the film industry After nominating himself for Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year 2017’, US President Donald Trump must have shrugged...

Labour’s lessons on Zero Hour Contracts: Review of IER Booklet

From political rhetoric to meat on the bone: Zero Hour Contracts and their context   REVIEW: Re-regulating Zero Contracts By Zoe Adams and Simon Deakin Institute for...