Peter Watkins
Reviews // 2 Articles

19 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

This early masterpiece by celebrated auteur Peter Watkins invites us to consider the possible implications of a fully co-opted popular culture.

The War Game (1968)
5 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

The skill and imagination with which The War Game believably crafts a disaster narrative from the days and weeks immediately preceding and following a nuclear attack on Britain are such that it feels convincingly real -- a shrewd and somewhat uncharacteristic precedent for the "mockumentary" genre.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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