An intelligent discussion of the first movie that is tempting me into a cinema in ages. The film, like this article, opens shockingly with the bombing of a church by white supremacists. Let’s call them terrorists, it’s all the rage.
I’m not sure when I first heard the track ‘Alabama’ by John Coltrane, it was either in the Upper Sixth or at university. I knew that it was an elegy for those children. Somehow it seeped into my consciousness of a world full of privilege and bullying.
They call Alabama the Crimson Tide…