Film & DVD Reviews

Three Miles North Of Molkom

Three Miles North Of MolkomTree-hugging New Age festival doc, set in Sweden

Adventureland

AdventurelandSuperbad director smuggles pathos and nostalgia into a Fast Times fairground

Fish Tank

Fish TankFear and loathing - and dancing - in Essex. Cannes Jury Prize winner 2009.

500 Days Of Summer

500 Days Of SummerSmartly subversive rom-com, with plenty of Smiths references

District 9

District 9Smart alien actioner, produced by Peter Jackson

Broken Embraces

Broken EmbracesPedro Almodavar's run-of-the-mill latest offering, starring Penelope Cruz

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt LockerRalph Fiennes, Guy Pierce in stunning Kathryn Bigelow war film

Flight Of The Conchords - Series Two

Flight Of The Conchords - Series TwoReturn of the hapless comedy duo, now with added “Garfunkelling”.

Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious BasterdsQuentin Tarantino learns new tricks for WWII drama

Let The Right One In

Let The Right One InA teen vampire movie that strips away the cliches. It's exceptional.

Mesrine: Killer Instinct / Public Enemy No.1

Mesrine: Killer Instinct / Public Enemy No.1Awesome based-on-truth two-part gangster biopic/thriller

The Yes Men Fix The World

The Yes Men Fix The WorldBashing the capitalists with comedic flair

The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3

The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3Noisy retooling of the 1970s’ heist classic with Denzel Washington and John Travolta

Soul Power

Soul PowerThe Rumble in the Jungle just got funkier. Stars James Brown, Muhammad Ali, BB King

Antichrist

AntichristA grief-stricken couple's marriage degenerates into violence

Bruno

BrunoFirst came Borat, now meet Bruno...

John From Cincinnati

John From CincinnatiGloriously bizarre TV show, cut off in its prime

Il Divo

Il DivoSecrets and lies in the Italian Parliament

Moon

MoonAward-winning indie sci-fi values ideas over effects, by Bowie's son

Woodstock - 3 Days Of Peace And Music

Woodstock - 3 Days Of Peace And MusicThe original 1970 film, plus two hours of splendid new footage

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Robert Wyatt interviewed: "I'm not a born rebel..."


Today (January 28, 2015), social media reliably informs me that Robert Wyatt is 70, which seems a reasonable justification for reposting this long and, I hope, interesting transcript of an interview I did with him at home in Louth back in 2007, a little before the marvellous “Comicopera” was...