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Neruda’s escape pits poetry against authority

'Neruda', a biopic about the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean novelist, is a Marmite film – you’ll probably either love or hate it.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 21, 2017.

Jamaica's 19th century photographic makeover

'Making Jamaica: Photography From The 1890s' is a powerful example of how to give a place a makeover.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 21, 2017.

Weapon turned into a witness to highlight the plight of migrants

What’s in a name? A lot, when it’s Richard Mosse’s military hi-tech film of refugees.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 21, 2017.

Maria aka Genghis Khan: the girl they couldn’t squash

'Girl Unbound' is one of those documentaries that have such fascinating subjects that it’s irrelevant whether or not the filmmaking is rated good or bad.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 19, 2017.

The whole picture?

Is the Syngenta Photography Award greenwash? The exhibition earnestly and glossily declares its global awareness, but is sponsored by a controversial agrochemicals transnational.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 13, 2017.

Where Big Data meets Big Brother

'Black Code' sets out its stall as being about “The most profound change in communications technologies in all of human history” – mobile, social media and cloud computing.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 8, 2017.

Egyptian comedy straight from the heart

The documentary 'Tickling Giants' follows Egypt's Bassem Youssef's show as it moves from a trial podcast to a national TV hit with 30 million viewers.
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 7, 2017.

The alarming future for millions of girls

“I got married when I was 13. I understood nothing. I didn’t want him.” “There was no love. We just lived.”
from Daniel Nelson on Mar 5, 2017.

The would-be president who aspires to Greatness

Where else can you see play about a socialist who wants to become president of Africa’s most populous country?
from Daniel Nelson on Feb 25, 2017.

The beautiful, disturbing view from the 88th floor

“The beach in all its white-sanded glory. A palm tree reflected in the windscreen of a moving car. A man swings a golf club. An Emirati couple having dinner, he talks – she laughs.”
from Daniel Nelson on Feb 19, 2017.