FT Life of a Song

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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.

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FT Life of a Song

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261 Death of the pop critic?2012-01-13 19:13:00
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262 Woody Allen redux?2012-01-10 17:49:00
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Woody Allen redux?

The British Film Institute has just launched a season of Woody Allen comedies, ranging from his knockabout beginnings to the recent Midnight in Paris, his biggest commercial success to date. Like Match Point (2005) and Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008), Midnight in Paris was hailed as a “return to form” by some – but has he really still got it? How does his recent output compare to the earlier films? And do those classics still resonate today? Raphael Abraham is joined in the studio by Geoff Andrew, Head of Film Program at the BFI, Peter Aspden, FT arts writer and Nigel Andrews, FT film critic. Produced by Griselda Murray Brown…read more

263 'Mile 54' by Amy Waldman2011-12-30 22:00:00
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264 Margin Call and the financial thriller2011-12-16 16:24:00
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265 Interactive theatre and the role of the audience2011-12-09 18:43:00
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266 Enough Hamlet?2011-11-18 18:13:00
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267 Postmodernism: what's not to like?2011-09-20 11:50:00
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268 Ken Loach on political filmmaking2011-09-06 17:15:00
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269 The late, great Amy Winehouse2011-07-29 16:15:00
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270 Is this a golden age for children’s theatre?2011-07-19 15:20:00
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271 Edinburgh Festival 2011 Preview2011-07-15 16:49:00
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272 Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life2011-07-07 16:45:00
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273 Pop festivals, retromania and the iCloud2011-06-12 16:00:00
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274 Venice Biennale preview2011-05-25 15:02:00
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275 3D or not 3D?2011-04-01 14:46:00
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276 Musicals: serious art or just plain silly?2011-03-01 15:45:00
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277 Oscars 2011 preview2011-02-25 15:35:00
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278 Anna Nicole: the opera2011-02-18 18:10:00
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279 Brit Awards preview2011-02-14
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280 Sky Atlantic, Boardwalk Empire and the state of TV drama2011-01-28 17:09:00
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