A new documentary glosses over uglier truths, but shows how Robert Kennedy was forced to acknowledge the Civil Rights Movement, says?Antony Hamilton
History to date has been the history of Great Men.
“Allowing borders to determine your thinking is incompatible with the modern era.”
Great performances and a solid plot make Lean on Pete an enjoyable film that rotates on the myths of the American frontier
KAthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)lived through some of the most turbulent years of the 20th century. They were years of great hope and terrible tragedy.
Some important issues are glossed over in a new play. But that does not stop the gags and performances from landing home, writes?Sam Lorde
This dystopian fable has been warmly received by science fiction and fantasy writers, and could be of interest to many socialists too.
A new documentary about the death of Stephen Lawrence and the 25 year fight for justice airs on BBC1 this week. Hassan Mahamdallie watched it
Hope to Nope looks at political graphics in the tumultuous decade since the crisis hit
The poisoned legacy of capitalism and pollution on the Faroe Islands is told in story-like fashion in new documentary film
Ricky Dujany’s ambitious debut play looks at a major figure in the 1980s battle for African liberation. It raises important questions, writes?Jay Williams
Readers of Socialist Worker probably aren’t avid readers of The Sun newspaper. If they were they may have seen that a couple of weeks ago it was irate at “snowflake students complaining that Frankenstein’s monster was misunderstood”.
Spielberg’s latest blockbuster is designed to take people on a nostalgia trip back to the 1980s. But?Sasha Simic says that it doesn’t quite hit the mark
Chekhov’s classic tragedy gets a fresh reworking for modern audiences in Bristol.Sophia Beach says the quality performances make it one to see
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s current production of Hamlet breathes fresh air into the play.
The Square is both hilarious and deeply unsettling.
The first season of Jessica Jones was praised by critics for being a feminist story which faced the truths of surviving sexual assault.
The Tate Modern’s Picasso 1932 is a must-see exhibition that reflects the artist’s personal turmoil amidst growing storm cloud of fascism, writes?Andy Brown
This exhibition is one that leaves you questioning the world from the first room and long after you have left it.
Over 100 years of figurative painting could have provided a rich seam of content for the Tate’s latest blockbuster, but it left?Ben Windsor feeling flat.