Barry Healy

Barry Healy reviews a new book researching the impact and consequences of anti-Semitism during the Russian Revolution.

Jazz is quintessentially American music. But, as Barry Healy writes, the story of jazz is a harrowing tale of racism and criminal violence stretching through to the present day. 

The Clash fans the flames of anti-fascism at the Rock Against Racism carnival in 1978

In the early 1970s, the National Front was on the rise in Britain. So a ramshackle group of DIY leftists organised Rock Against Racism and took on the fascists. White Riot is a celebration of their struggle and victory, writes Barry Healy

Chris Nelius, the director of Girls Can’t Surf, spoke with Green Left about the making of the film.

Daniel Kaluuya burning up the screen as Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah

The magnificence of the Black Panther Party and its martyed leader, Fred Hampton, are brought to life in Judas and the Black Messiah, a film with a few defects, writes Barry Healy.

Isabelle Huppert peddling giant bags of hash in The Godmother

Isabelle Huppert comes to rule the Parisian hashish trade in this comedy/drama that demonstrates the casual violence of the French police, writes Barry Healy.

Nicolas Marie, Virginie Efira and Albert Dupontel in Bye Bye Morons

Bye Bye Morons is a sweet French comedy with a satirical bite, writes Barry Healy.

Ben Mortley burns down the house with Hayley McElhinney in The Cherry Orchard. Photo Daniel J Grant

Broad Australian humour in a beautiful outdoor venue combined with a great 1980s soundtrack brings new life to Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, in this Black Swan Theatre production, writes Barry Healy.

Australian sci-fi climate change movie 2067

Barry Healy reviews 2067, a thriller set in an unnamed Australian city, racked by climate change and where oxygen must be bought from a huge corporation.

Barry Healy reviews One Night in Miami, which tells a story of boxing champion Muhammad Ali's 1964 meeting with Malcolm X, soul singer Sam Cooke and footballer Jim Brown.

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