Wim Wenders 1974 German road movie about Philip, a frustrated German reporter who reluctantly accepts temporary custody of Alice, the daughter of a woman he had a chance meeting with in New York. Shot in black and white, with a sound track by Can.
Grandma Lo-Fi is the name of the documentary about Icelander, Sigríður Níelsdóttir. At the age of 70 she started writing songs with her electronic keyboard and a tape deck, and in a period of seven years wrote over 600 songs over 59 albums.
Red Star Over Russia: A revolution in visual culture 1905–55
February 03, 2018
Exhibition at the Tate Modern to mark the centenary of the Russian revolution. The core of the exhibition is taken from the collection of graphic designer and photographer David King, and explores how designers, artists and photographers responded to the birth of the Soviet Union.
Wonderful Japanese anime directed by Satoshi Son, about three homeless people who find an abandoned baby on the streets of Tokyo on Christmas Eve, and their attempts to reunite the baby with it’s parents.
This week I saw The Jesus & Mary Chain play at The Waterfront in Norwich, touring their new album 'Damage and Joy'. It was the first time I'ld seen them, and they blew me away, with 'Some Candy Talking', Just Like Honey and 'Reverence' being standouts. I just can't get enough of that feedback drenched guitar!
Moving exhibition at The Tate Modern, featuring Black American Artists inspired by the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Included is the powerful painting 'America the Beautiful' (1960) by Norman Lewis (pictured).
Leviathan (2014) film
September 11, 2017
Leviathan is a captivating film about power, corruption and God, by Russian film maker Andrey Zvyagintsev. Set in a fictional town on the coast of the Barents Sea, the cinematography is stunning.