Tag Archives: politics

221. Children of Men

Science-fiction sometimes predicts the future. Released a decade ago, Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men grows more prophetic as the years go by.

176. Persepolis

How do you make a film relating your experiences of the Islamic Revolution in Iran? If you’re Marjane Satrapi you use animation to tackle the subject.

140. Kiss of the Spider Woman

How do you make a film about Marxism, sexual oppression and Nazis? Set the whole thing in an Argentinean prison.

30. In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night was one of the landmark films of late 60s’ Hollywood, confronting head on the bigotry of the Deep South.


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