‘Love on the Dole’’s Portrait of '30s Poverty Retains Its Power
21 Feb 2016 // 8:10 PM
John Baxter’s touching portrait of social deprivation in 1930s Salford gets an excellent BFI reissue that reveals the film as a now under-celebrated British classic.
Fiddling While Rome Burns: 'The Perfect Meal'
12 May 2013 // 5:05 PM
John Baxter, an Australian writer living in France, is distressed at the death of haute cuisine, and thus sets out to discover France's remaining "real" foods. It's an onerous task.