August 24, 2011
Ahead of the release of Anonymous, disaster-porn director Roland Emmerich’s take on the Shakespeare authorship question – a intriguing juxtaposition partially anticipated below – I’m revisiting my interview with Mike Rubbo about his 2001 documentary on the same subject, Much Ado About Something.
August 8, 2011
In light of the the News of the World scandal, I’m revisiting my interview with Robert Greenwald for his 2004 documentary Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism.
February 4, 2011
The following article (essay, if you prefer; it’s pretty long) was first published in Mess+Noise. ———— We all know video killed the radio star, but now that ‘reality’ is on a clipicide rampage – on the video star’s mothership, MTV, at any rate – how is a ‘real’ band to make it in Foleywood? How […]
June 28, 2010
My love for Sam Rockwell is bigger than your love. I’ve been following his career since Lawn Dogs in 1997. After his appearance on the Jimmy Fallon show in May 2010, lots of people suddenly realised Sam could dance. But I’ve been keeping tabs on Sam Rockwell’s dancing since the 30 or so seconds of […]