A new documentary explores Scotland’s climate crisis history

They’re actually really ambitious prestige films that are very convincing examples of greenwashing, saying things like, ‘Yes, the weather’s changing, but that’s just because we have the technology to better understand it now,’ or, ‘The problem is population growth.’” As Munro points out, cinema’s relationship to the environment is something that is rarely discussed. “It was a bit like getting in a time machine,” says Munro about researching the film in the National Library of Scotland’s archive. Find out more at takeoneaction.org.uk Published 22 Sep 2021 Share this With seas…

An animated music video from The French Dispatch revives a pop classic

In a new music video released today, Jarvis Cocker croons out his own take on “Aline,” the ’60s love anthem from singer-songwriter Christophe. The theatrical release of his latest film The French Dispatch is fast approaching, and for him, a normal promotional campaign simply won’t do; he’d rather re-record an obscure gem of Euro-pop with a legend of modern alternative music, and set it all in a meticulously assembled cartoon world. In the video, Cocker’s character Tip-Top makes his way through the fictitious setting of Ennui-sur-Blasé and passes by animated…