Philip Kemp is a freelance reviewer and film historian, a regular contributor to Sight & Sound and Total Film, and teaches Film Journalism at the University of Leicester. He recently edited Cinema: The Whole Story (Thames & Hudson, 2011).
Bernardo Bertolucci’s long-awaited return to directing is a masterclass in shooting young people hiding out in a cellar – but has he narrowed his horizons too much, wonders Philip Kemp?
19 April 2013
Postcode peace rears its tentative head in Penny Woolcock’s intrepid Birmingham gang documentary, says Philip Kemp.
29 March 2013
Where went our dreams of building a better tomorrow, asks Ken Loach (and friends)?
15 March 2013
Italy’s Taviani brothers return with a triumphant rendition of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in a Roman prison, writes Philip Kemp.
1 March 2013