Steve Jennings

About Steve Jennings

Steve Jennings is a film enthusiast with a penchant for noir, giallo and crazy Japanese stuff. His qualification for being a film correspondent is that he enjoys lounging in the bar at the BFI on the Southbank and browsing in their shop. He’s been a flying doctor in the outback and a uni lecturer and is currently a forensic specialist in the West Midlands.

Operation Meetinghouse

Operation Meetinghouse

Operation Meetinghouse? A little talked of act of genocide brought to life for the manga generation. Gya. Help! It’s Hot! Moma! Uwa! Daddy! It hurts! Help! The following facts are not disputed. On the night of 9-10th March 1945 three hundred and thirty four US B29 Superfortress bombers took three hours to overfly Tokyo and […]

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The celluloid ceiling: women in film

The celluloid ceiling: women in film

Steve Jennings asks why are there so few successful women in the film industry This week, Carla Bruni’s sister Valeria Bruni-Tadeschi is competing in Cannes with her film A Villa in Italy, so the guerrilla girls of La Barbe won’t need to crash it again. Last year not one of the 22 competition invites had […]

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