In-flight entertainment

I recently took a one-week trip to Beijing to attend my brother’s wedding. The city itself is fascinating, built on a monumental scale (or as dissident artist Ai Weiwei puts it, “inhuman”), and Beijing traffic is one of the most terrifying things I’ve ever encountered. I didn’t have a lot of time to explore, but […]

Blasts from the past

Michael Radford’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 (1984)

More recent Indicator releases

Disk discovery: Paul Fejos’ Lonesome (1928) from Criterion

James Whale’s Show Boat (1936): music and race in Golden Age Hollywood