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Tom Birchenough

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Tom has been based largely in Moscow since 1991, from where he has written for a range of publications. He has contributed to Variety since 1993, and was for many years the film critic for the main English-language publication in Russia, The Moscow Times. He has been associate producer on a number of television documentaries on Russian subjects.

Articles By Tom Birchenough

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LFF 2018: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs review - Wild West ta...

The “portmanteau” form of film-making is almost guaranteed to deliver patchy results, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coen brothers...

CD: Yoko Ono - Warzone

There is no doubt that the hippies of the late 60s and early 70s gifted the world a horde of beautiful music before they finally slipped into a...

Informer, BBC One review - keeping tabs on terror

Thanks heavens not all police officers spend their time trying to find “hate crime” on Twitter, or not going to the assistance of colleagues in...

Barneys, Books and Bust Ups, BBC Four review - the Booker Pr...

You had to keep your eyes skinned. Was that Iris Murdoch or AS Byatt, Kingsley Amis or John Banville, Margaret Atwood or Val McDermid – maybe,...

DVD/Blu-ray: The Comfort of Strangers

“There’s a lot of weirdness I didn’t want explained,”...

The Inheritance, Noël Coward Theatre review - tangled knot o...

Its roots are in an emotional truth: Matthew Lopez saw the film, then read the book, of Howards End when he was 15 and 11 years later...

Hallé, Gardner, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review – drama...

Edward Gardner was back amongst friends when he opened the Hallé’s Thursday series concerts. This was the place where he made his mark, as the...