Film & DVD Reviews

RED STATE

RED STATEStrange tale of Christian fundamentalists under siege...

DRIVE

DRIVEGreat gangster pulp from Bronson director...

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, SpyA perfectly chilly Cold War thriller...Directed by Tomas Alfredson Starring Gary Oldman, Colin...

TROLL HUNTER

TROLL HUNTERTrolls run amok in faux doc/horror romp

KILL LIST

KILL LISTA fresh, weird spin on the hitman genre...

HERE'S A HEALTH TO THE BARLEY MOW

HERE'S A HEALTH TO THE BARLEY MOW44 films celebrating the folk customs, songs and dances of Great Britain...

THE SKIN I LIVE IN

THE SKIN I LIVE INMedical drama meets sexual farce in Spanish maestro’s unnervingly eccentric fable...

SUPER 8

SUPER 8Spielberg-produced sci-fi spectacular...

THE KINGDOM

THE KINGDOMReinventing the hospital drama: Lars von Trier’s extraordinary TV experiment...

BEGINNERS

BEGINNERSBittersweet oddity featuring a gay dad and a talking dog...

HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN

HOBO WITH A SHOTGUNRutger Hauer IS a hobo with, y’know… a shotgun!

TREE OF LIFE

TREE OF LIFEA dazzingly ambitious philosophical folly...

ALICE

ALICESurrealist, subversive take on Lewis Carroll’s classic...

POTICHE

POTICHEFrench comedy concerning class, sexism and snobbery...

KABOOM

KABOOMPop-art shaggy dog tale about a confused gay student...

SENNA

SENNABrilliant documentary of the life – and death – of the Formula One legend...

RED HILL

RED HILLFanciful, modern-day cop thriller set in Australia...

ATTACK THE BLOCK

ATTACK THE BLOCKBritish sci-fi action comedy, with aliens versus hoodies on a Brixton estate...

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN - ON STRANGER TIDES

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN - ON STRANGER TIDESSail on, sailor. Johnny Depp and co hit the waters once again. Now in 3D!

UPSIDE DOWN - THE CREATION RECORDS STORY

UPSIDE DOWN - THE CREATION RECORDS STORYBelieve the hype! The simple tale of a legendary label...

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Reviewed: Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion by Robert Gordon


As Robert Gordon reminds us in Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion, his terrific account of the rise and fall of the great Memphis soul imprint, the Stax story is more than a record-label history. “It is an American story,” Gordon writes,”...