Gordon Campbell on Chuck Berry

Gordon Campbell March 21, 2017 0

A 30-ish black r&b musician from a middle class family in St Louis managed to recreate the world of white teenagers, at a time when the very notion of a “teenager” had just been invented.

The best albums of 2016

Gordon Campbell December 22, 2016 1

I’m not even going to try and rationalise this surrender to a ‘best of’ listicle.

Tour of Duty

Ali Shakir June 21, 2016 0

Taking the “guilt” tour in Auckland Art Gallery

He’s Not Here

Philip Matthews February 17, 2016 1

David Bowie never endorsed Velvet Goldmine but it has become the ideal tribute film.

Panic in Detroit

Philip Matthews September 23, 2015 0

Why David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows is a teenage sensation.

Lawyers Don’t Surf

Philip Matthews July 14, 2015 0

Point Break : Is there any point to a reboot of one of the greatest action movies of the 1990s?

War At Ground Level

Philip Matthews April 20, 2015 0

Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is still the greatest World War I film.

The Year In Film

Philip Matthews December 10, 2014 0

It felt like a remarkably good year for cinema. And that was without getting Godard in 3D.

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