Captivating performances and musical talent in a context of peasants and modernisation makes for interesting viewing
If someone forced you at gun point to describe Idles’ latest album in two words, you could do a lot worse than “angry” and “loud”.
There are some problems with Spike Lee’s new film, not least how it portrays the cops, but it redeems itself with its key message, says Antony Hamilton
The Guardians is an interesting exploration— in the last 20 minutes— of how the First World War changed the role of women in the workplace and the family
An exhibition of photographs about black British life shows the gear change from first arrival to first resistance against racism
“Revolutions would be a lot more successful if we could make them with the people of the future, not the flawed, self-centred specimens we have now,” says Bolshevik soldier Pavel in Alan Gibbons’s fictional account of the Russian Revolution.
The term “magical realism” is today generally used to describe a form of literature and is strongly associated with writers in South America.