Month: February 2017

Being Jackie

Ngaire Ruth is mesmerised by Natalie Portman’s performance as Jackie Kennedy in Noah Oppenheim and Pablo Larraín’s retelling of four days in the life of the iconic First Lady...

A night at the movies

Ali Cocksworth finds Dana Spiotta's Innocents and Others to be impressive and intricate, but questions whether the movie montage style of the narrative could leave readers feeling alienated...

Punk’s pioneer

Jo Whitehead is struck by the brutal honesty in Laura Jane Grace’s moving account of being raised as a boy, navigating adulthood as an angry radical and then transitioning while fronting international anarchist punk band, Against Me!...