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Carl Neville

Carl Neville has written two books on film, Classless (Zero, 2010) and No More Heroes (Zero, 2015), and a novel, Resolution Way (Repeater Books, 2016).

The Trawler and the Seagulls

‘Inhuman Resources,’ starring Eric Cantona, is an improbable thriller about a worker thrown on the scrapheap who becomes a heroic supervillain – a story which resonates with populist insurgencies of right and left.

The Holocaust on Film

A film adaptation of Jerzy Kosiński’s Holocaust book, ‘The Painted Bird,’ is a bracing but humane treatment of what ‘modern’ Europe descended into in the 1940s – and a reminder of what could happen again.

Last Exit to Hollywood

‘Disclosure,’ a heart-warming documentary about trans representation in mainstream cinema, mixes some radical politics with conservative aesthetics.

The Promised Land

Gurinder Chadha’s Springsteen-themed blockbuster Blinded by the Light is a poignant account of the class and racial ties that bind.