Film & DVD Reviews

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...

HANNA

HANNAThe teen-terminator! Inventive, sleek spy fantasy...

THOR

THORHit the Norse! Latest comic book adapation, about a man and his hammer.

YOUR HIGHNESS

YOUR HIGHNESSLewdly funny adventure fantasy. Bow down for a new star...

SOURCE CODE

SOURCE CODEMore brainy sci-fi from the writer/director of Moon...

THE EAGLE

THE EAGLEWatchable, if flawed sword and sandals adventure...

BENDA BILILI!

BENDA BILILI!Heart-rending doc about Kinshasa street musicians...

SUBMARINE

SUBMARINEQuirky, low-key comedy from IT Crowd man...

NORWEGIAN WOOD

NORWEGIAN WOODSlow adaptation of Murakami’s ’60s-set novel...

ANIMAL KINGDOM

ANIMAL KINGDOMTense, low-rent crime saga from Oz’s suburban badlands...

NEVER LET ME GO

NEVER LET ME GOLooks like a period drama. Is actually a rather English sci-fi...

RABBIT HOLE

RABBIT HOLESubtle and realistic study of a couple under pressure...

THE FIGHTER

THE FIGHTERPowerful “one last shot” boxing drama. But the real action is out of the ring...

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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...