Posts Tagged: Sight & Sound

A radical vision in east London: an article about Four Corners & Camerawork for Sight & Sound

I wrote about the radical history of collaborative filmmaking and community photography at the Four Corners workshop and Camerawork in Bethnal Green for Sight & Sound. Advertisements

A radical vision in east London: an article about Four Corners & Camerawork for Sight & Sound

I wrote about the radical history of collaborative filmmaking and community photography at the Four Corners workshop and Camerawork in Bethnal Green for Sight & Sound.

A Holiday From Reality: an essay on women and social realism for Sight & Sound

The kitchen sink films of the 1950s and the social realist tradition of Ken Loach have come to define British working-class cinema, but since the 90s women have been key to reimagining its range. 

A Holiday From Reality: an essay on women and social realism for Sight & Sound

The kitchen sink films of the 1950s and the social realist tradition of Ken Loach have come to define British working-class cinema, but since the 90s women have been key to reimagining its range. 

Dire Straights: an interview with Desiree Akhavan for Sight & Sound

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Desiree Akhavan’s 1990s-set tale of a young woman sent to a rural gay conversion therapy centre run by Christians, combines the drama of Carrie with the ease and fun of a John Hughes film.

Dire Straights: an interview with Desiree Akhavan for Sight & Sound

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Desiree Akhavan’s 1990s-set tale of a young woman sent to a rural gay conversion therapy centre run by Christians, combines the drama of Carrie with the ease and fun of a John Hughes film.

Growing Pains: interview with Jenny Gage for Sight & Sound

All This Panic is a bittersweet documentary portrait of a group of girls growing up in Brooklyn. I interviewed the film’s director, Jenny Gage, for the April issue of Sight & Sound.

Growing Pains: interview with Jenny Gage for Sight & Sound

All This Panic is a bittersweet documentary portrait of a group of girls growing up in Brooklyn. I interviewed the film’s director, Jenny Gage, for the April issue of Sight & Sound.

My favourite books and films of 2016

List season is upon is. I took part in the Sight & Sound best films of 2016 poll and chose my favourite book of the year for Review 31.

My favourite books and films of 2016

List season is upon is. I took part in the Sight & Sound best films of 2016 poll and chose my favourite book of the year for Review 31.

Review of Poor Cow for Sight & Sound

This year Ken Loach released his 50th feature film and the ICO re-released his first, Poor Cow (1967). Adapted from the novel by the excellent, underrated Nell Dunn, Loach’s debut feels as fresh, urgent, sad and hopeful as ever.

Review of Poor Cow for Sight & Sound

This year Ken Loach released his 50th feature film and the ICO re-released his first, Poor Cow (1967). Adapted from the novel by the excellent, underrated Nell Dunn, Loach’s debut feels as fresh, urgent, sad and hopeful as ever.

Review of Love on the Dole for Sight & Sound

  Set in a northern industrial town in the Great Depression, the 1941 film Love on the Dole is about economic hardship, the withdrawal of benefits, and the struggle for better conditions for the working classes.

Review of Love on the Dole for Sight & Sound

  Set in a northern industrial town in the Great Depression, the 1941 film Love on the Dole is about economic hardship, the withdrawal of benefits, and the struggle for better conditions for the working classes.