Adam Curtis

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The Guardian view on the history of feelings: a serious subject | Editorial
Editorial: Books and documentaries can not only tell us what happened in the Soviet Union and why – but why it matters


05, Feb, 2023 @6:25 PM

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‘Our whole show is complete bollocks!’ Paul Whitehouse and Harry Enfield on their BBC mockumentary
Gloriously spoofing Downton, Peaky Blinders, Jackanory and much, much more, the comedy legends reveal all about their riotous sketch show for the Beeb’s centenary

Brian Logan

14, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Russia 1985-1999: TraumaZone review – ingenious, essential viewing from Adam Curtis
Showing everyone from reindeer herders to scientists wrapping themselves in sticky tape to head into Chernobyl, this fine series traces the latterday Russian revolution that brought in a kleptocracy and paved the way for Putin

Stuart Jeffries

13, Oct, 2022 @8:37 AM

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‘They are stealing Russia’: Adam Curtis on how hyper-capitalism wrecked a nation – and why Liz Truss must take heed
In the 1990s, Russia embraced an extreme economics that led to chaos and corruption. Now, writes the maker of explosive new series TraumaZone, Liz Truss is taking Britain down the same toxic path

Adam Curtis

12, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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A new series immerses us in Russia’s 90s trauma – and the human cost of economic shock | Marina Hyde
Adam Curtis’s BBC project, TraumaZone, show us extraordinary events though the eyes of ordinary people, and how ideologues betrayed them, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

30, Sep, 2022 @2:47 PM

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The Guardian view on the six-hour show: the curious business of lengthy art | Editorial
Editorial: Size isn’t everything – great artworks are the length they need to be


09, Jan, 2022 @6:25 PM

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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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