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30 March 2006

Manderlay: the danger of do-gooding

spiked-film: Lars von Trier's film about slavery ruthlessly attacks meddlesome liberalism.

30 March 2006

Manderlay: the danger of do-gooding

spiked-film: Lars von Trier's film about slavery ruthlessly attacks meddlesome liberalism.

28 March 2006

Pinochet in Suburbia

spiked-TV: The BBC drama on Britain’s detention of Pinochet was nostalgic for Blair's brief ‘ethical foreign policy’.

24 March 2006

Syriana: an anti-political thriller

spiked-film: Stephen Gaghan’s study of the oil industry is shot through with conspiratorial cynicism.

16 March 2006

Travellers meet Teletubbies

spiked-film: Perry Ogden’s film about Irish Travellers is well shot but shallow.

9 March 2006

A cold depiction of Capote

spiked-film: Bennett Miller's Capote chastises the author for being ruthlessly ambitious. What's wrong with that?

The sermon on the mountain

spiked-film: Artistically, Brokeback Mountain is quite a good film. Socially, it sucks.

23 February 2006

Death in the Ozon layer

spiked-film: Unlike other films, François Ozon’s Le Temps Qui Reste manages to do ‘dying with dignity’ well.

17 February 2006

George Clooney’s black-and-white politics

spiked-film: Good Night and Good Luck, Clooney's tribute to broadcasters who stood up to Joseph McCarthy, is a deeply conservative movie.

9 February 2006

Hidden: Guilty viewing

spiked-film: Is Michel Haneke's new film worth seeking out?