Brainwashed: review – a pleasing hard look at the male gaze

Key takeaways:  Nina Menkes’ thorough film-hypothesis docu-article coaxes out the distinctions in how people are dealt with, both on screen and in the business. Producer and scholar Nina Menkes makes that big appearance in this docu-exposition slice film address: a savage and

Beth Orton review – a redefining moment

Key takeaways:  Fluttering among console and guitar, old hits and jazz-contiguous new collection Climate Alive, the playful vocalist musician at long last appears at one with herself. It’s phenomenal how unaltered Beth Orton shows up, given the encounters over her very selfhood

Running in Waves review – stunning, softly futuristic R&B

Key takeaways:  Riley’s blunt verses and liquid vocals are drenched in a cleaned soundscape from maker Vegyn. On her presentation mixtape, last year’s Interest Rates, A Tape, west London performer George Riley teamed up with maker Oliver Palfreyman to make a sonic