Film & DVD Reviews

Sleeper Hit

It's tempting to see Pedro Almodóvar's career as one steady progression from early Warholian...

Waking Life

Richard Linklater takes the po-faced monologues of Slacker up a level with this extraordinary,...

Easy Does It

All 10 hours of US television's WWII epic in a box set

The Prisoner 35th Anniversary Companion

On this "Special Edition" DVD you get a wealth of biographical information and visual material, as...

Nico—An Underground Experience - Heroine

By the early-to-mid '80s, Nico was holed up in Manchester on the comeback trail junkie habit in tow...

Suede—Introducing The Band

A document of their 1994 Dog Man Star tour, this captures Suede just about surviving the notorious...

Big Beach Boutique II

The first gig since Castlemorton to make front-page news, Fatboy Slim's massively over-attended...

Pulp—Hits

Pulp's early-'90s videos for "Babies" and "Lipgloss" perfectly capture that periods new optimism,...

My Wrongs #8245-8249 And 117

Comedy terrorist Chris Morris writes and directs this extended riff on what could have been one of...

Dog Days

Set in and around a half-built rubble-strewn suburb of nowhere Vienna, pounded by summer sunstroke...

New Order—511

Why 511? Because, on June 2, 2002, New Order performed in front of 10,000 rain-lashed revellers at...

Atmospheric 1967 Norman Jewison thriller, and its weaker 1970 sequel from Gordon Douglas. The first...

Culloden - The War Game

Director Peter Watkins' mid-1960s work for the BBC still shines. Culloden recreated the famous...

Love Liza

Seymour Hoffman tour de force as grieving loner

Japón

Slow-burning but majestic Mexican drama

Death In Venice

Re-release of 1971 Visconti classic

The Banger Sisters

Almost Famous meets Thelma & Louise

Moonlight Mile

Superbly acted drama gathers no moss

Strange Daze

Quirky, trippy rom-com from Magnolia/Boogie Nights director

Satellite Of Love

Soderbergh does sci-fi; Clooney does soul-searching

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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...