The first film in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series tells the true story of the Mangrove Nine
This horror film follows a couple, Rial and Bol Majur, who have escaped from the civil war in South Sudan to a small English town
Tana French, author of the Dublin Murder Squad series, is back with a brilliant standalone novel
Jonathan Coe’s latest novel might be described as “life-affirming” but it is so much better than that makes it sound.
Looted is billed as a crime thriller, but it’s not really that at all
The second Borat film caught the US right in compromising positions. But its own liberal racism shouldn’t get a free pass
From the beginning La Revolution seems to touch on the upheaval that led to one of the most famous uprisings in history.
Journalist Tom Bower’s last biography was a hatchet job on Jeremy Corbyn. His latest book fawns over Boris Johnson
The Tories’ response to the impact of the pandemic on the arts has been predictably brutal—but artists are fighting back, writes Mark Brown
“The Truth is, I had given up.”
Rocks is a teenager struggling to take care of herself and her younger brother Emmanuel after her mum leaves them suddenly.
The star-studded drama can’t quite decide what kind of film it wants to be. But Simon Basketter says it’s enjoyable watching it try to work it out
This award winning film investigates gentrification in Brixton, south London,
Fans have been waiting for Public Enemy to drop their new album What you Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? since they returned to the Def Jam label
The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain follows a veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle taking on corruption in the governing elite
David Tennant is brilliant as Nilsen, creating an unsettling, disturbing character
Yuri Prasad rates a new compilation of David King’s work which shows how he influenced the revolutionary left—and the commercial world beyond it
If you want a break from the big stresses of coronavirus and economic crisis, read Elena Ferrante’s new novel. There you can fall into a world of the very real, but smaller-scale, stresses of a teenage girl.
The latest offering from this guitar-driven five piece has no shortage of fights to pick, with assaults on war, sexism, racism and poverty, writes Alan Kenny