Adam Curtis

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Jon Ronson and Adam Curtis on the culture wars: ‘How has this happened? Where is the escape hatch?’
As Ronson’s BBC podcast Things Fell Apart begins, the documentary-makers and old friends discuss conspiracy theories, the problem of ‘activist journalists’ and what happened to Ceaușescu’s socks

Fiona Sturges

13, Nov, 2021 @9:10 AM

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The week in TV: Forensics: The Real CSI; Soulmates; Can't Get You Out of My Head - review
It’s all hard work and heartbreak as the BBC returns to the real CSI. And if you have questions about anything, just ask Adam Curtis

Euan Ferguson

14, Feb, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Anonymity acts as a shield for bigotry – if you don’t believe me, ask Schopenhauer | Tim Adams
A man should be answerable for his public proclamations, wrote the German philosopher 170 years ago. If only he could run Twitter

Tim Adams

14, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Can’t Get You Out of My Head review – Adam Curtis's 'emotional history' is dazzling
Examining the power structures and political intrigue that have shaped our world, the filmmaker’s new BBC documentary series is a dense, ambitious triumph

Lucy Mangan

11, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Massive Attack: 'You resurrect ghosts when you bring something back from the past'
Robert Del Naja, of the Bristol pioneers, talks about the power and danger of nostalgia as well as his work collaborating with Adam Curtis

Phil Harrison

06, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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From Tupac to Dom Cummings: meet the cast of characters in Adam Curtis's new series
Rappers, politicians, pigeons and Soviet punk rockers are all connected in the film-maker’s sprawling programme about power and paranoia

Adam Curtis

06, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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'You could be a cult leader': Diane Morgan and Adam Curtis on Brexit, Trump and his new series
The film-maker talks to the comic, best known as Philomena Cunk, about the end of the empire and the ‘rigid’ age of self-expression

Simon Usborne

06, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Wanted dead or archive: how film-makers repurpose old footage
Werner Herzog did it with Grizzly Man, Adam McKay did it with Vice – from archival libraries to old film canisters from charity shops, the past is waiting to be brought to life

Rupert Clague

03, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Massive Attack: ‘I have total faith in the next generation’
Twenty-one years since the release of Mezzanine, Massive Attack are taking it on tour – with added films. The band and their visuals director, Adam Curtis, tell us why

Nosheen Iqbal

17, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Adam Curtis and Vice director Adam McKay on how Dick Cheney masterminded a rightwing revolution
We asked the British journalist and film-maker to talk to the director of Vice, the new biopic of the former vice-president, about the naked rightwing power grab that he orchestrated

As told to Paul MacInnes

18, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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MK Ultra review – Rosie Kay, Adam Curtis and the Illuminati
The choreographer and the film-maker delve into the supposed New World Order in a wildly ambitious new work

Luke Jennings

23, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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MK Ultra review – Adam Curtis doc dominates Rosie Kay's Illuminati dance
In a stylish collaboration, the film-maker and choreographer explore the myth of a shadowy cult attempting world domination through mass brainwashing

Judith Mackrell

21, Apr, 2017 @1:42 PM

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