Oscar Jelley explains why he believes the greatest period dramas acknowledge strict rules of manners and etiquette.
Oscar Jelley reviews the BBC film ‘Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes’, which explores the life of electronic composer Delia Derbyshire.
Oscar Jelley explores the themes present in Ildikó Enyedi’s 1989 film “My 20th Century”.
Oscar Jelley explores the mesmerising filmography of Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer as part of the series ‘Films in Translation’.
Oscar Jelley discusses the influence of the BBC on people’s cultural preferences, contrasting it to the user generated algorithms in streaming sites such as Netflix.
Oscar Jelley explores the cinematic portrayal of the desert as a symbol of ambivalent promise and looming desolation.
Art does not have to transcend life; sometimes, it can sit alongside it. James Joyce knew this when, towards the end of the “Calypso” episode of his book Ulysses, he chose to place his middle-aged protagonist Leopold Bloom on the toilet. Sat in his outhouse with a newspaper in his hand, Bloom tries to focus Read More…