International self-determination movements: Send us your views
Film critic Calum Cooper gives his verdict on three of this week’s releases, including the soulless and artistically repugnant reboot of Hellboy, the well-meaning but generic comedy Little, and the colourful yet unremarkable Wonder Park.
Hellboy (2019) – (👎 Zero Stars 👎)
Jim Cuthbert, former civil servant and statistician, argues that a confluence of interests has created a comfort zone whereby the Scottish Government’s infrastructure quango, Scottish Futures Trust, is not accountable for its performance
THE Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is recognised as a major initiative of the Scottish Government, and is responsible for delivering much of Scotland’s public infrastructure through mechanisms like its hub and Non Profit Distributing programmes.
Film critic Calum Cooper examines some of the week’s additional releases, praising the uproarious comedy of Eaten By Lions, chastising the emotional hollowness of the live-action Dumbo, and exploring the unnerving craft of the new Pet Sematary.
Eaten By Lions – ★★★★☆
Get your ticket for ‘International self-determination movements: which way forward?’ on 25 April
COMMONSPACE hosts monthly forums on the last Thursday of each month at our new home in the Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow.
Sarah Glynn from Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan provides a model letter for supporters of the aims of the Kurdish hunger strikers to send to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture over the imprisonment and isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan