29 June 2006

A terrifying confection

By reversing the roles of abuser and victim, Hard Candy sheds light on the paedophile panic and fears of the mob.

25 April 2006

Unknown White Male: focusing on the future

spiked-film: For once, a documentary about amnesia that isn’t obsessed with excavating personal history.

26 January 2006

Can you feel a Holocaust victim’s pain?

The emphasis on empathy at the New Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem makes a visit emotionally draining, but intellectually vacuous.

28 December 2005

March of the Penguins

How did a National Geographic documentary spark discussions about everything from God to climate change?

3 August 2005

The theatrics of the Culture Party

How did a fake political party fox the Swedish establishment?