Today is Armistice Day (Veterans’ Day in the US) and the BBC Festival of Remembrance on Saturday had a focus on the war in South East Asia, including testimony from a British prisoner-of-war who suffered in a Japanese camp. It seems fitting…

The Box

This entry is part 15 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

The war in the early 1990s and the break-up of the former Yugoslavia casts a long shadow over the culture of the Balkans. It’s no surprise that film-makers in the region are creating work which reflect the time…

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Star Wars

The iconic scrolling text at the beginning of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith makes it very clear where we are in the Star Wars story. The first word is stark. War!