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  • Toon of the month: Moving On

    Ainslie Henderson’s music video for James throws itself into the fray, says Chris Robinson.

    Chris Robinson
    Thursday 4 June 2015

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  • Review: From What is Before

    Modern tyranny comes to a not-so-long-ago Philippine village in Lav Diaz’s latest extensive historical tragedy, now making its UK premiere on subscription VoD, says Adam Nayman.

    Adam Nayman
    Tuesday 12 May 2015

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  • Archives online: Bedridden belles

    These two alfresco minutes from an oddball 1935 home movie in the University of South Carolina’s archives presage Southern Gothic’s long lineage of female immobility, says Thirza Wakefield.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Sunday 10 May 2015

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  • Archives online: Robbed at gun-camera point?

    War bomber footage is nothing new, as this public-domain gun-camera scrapbook from the Pacific War goes to prove. But with its abstruseness veering to the abstract, does it lend us an alternative approach to the uncanny in conflict, asks Thirza Wakefield?

    Thirza Wakefield
    Sunday 12 April 2015

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  • Toon of the month: Nuggets

    Andreas Hykade’s pithy two-tone line fable takes the high road, finds it’s the low road, says Chris Robinson.

    Chris Robinson
    Saturday 11 April 2015

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  • Toon of the month: Yield

    Reanimation: Caleb Wood pays tribute to those felled on the byway, says Chris Robinson.

    Chris Robinson
    Thursday 5 March 2015

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  • Archives online: Go tell it in the fog

    Thirza Wakefield on a public TV documentary that records (and decryies) the state of racism in San Francisco, 1963, with James Baldwin and more.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Sunday 15 February 2015

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  • Toon of the month: You Look Like Me

    Chris Robinson on Canadian veteran Pierre Hébert’s palimpsest of passing humanity.

    Chris Robinson
    Sunday 1 February 2015

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  • Soft

    Dylan Cave on Simon Ellis’s garlanded 2006 short, a moral brickbat from the wrong side of the leafy suburban street.

    Dylan Cave
    Wednesday 14 January 2015

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  • Archives online: Even coracles get the blues (1948-72)

    Thirza Wakefield digs through the Media Archive for Central England to find two visions of a dwindling family of coracle-makers on the River Severn.

    Thirza Wakefield
    Sunday 4 January 2015

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