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Saturday Review
Saturday 7.15 - 8.00pm.
Saturday Review offers sharp, critical discussion of the week's cultural events.
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Saturday 9 February 2008
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Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood
Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood; James Meek's novel We Are Now Beginning Our Descent;  
Alexander Rodchenko's Revolution in Photography and Harold Pinter's The Homecoming.
Joining presenter Tom Sutcliffe on the panel this week are:

Deborah Moggach – novelist
Misha Glenny –  writer and journalist
Catherine Bott - singer 

There Will Be Blood
Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s film based on Upton Sinclair’s novel Oil! stars Daniel Day Lewis as a silver prospector who discovers oil in one of his mines. But his real break comes when the son of a poor California farmer turns up in his office with information to sell.

On general release, certificate 15

We Are Now Beginning Our Descent by James Meek
James Meek’s novel is about a war correspondent who finds his career and most important friendships derailed by a love affair with a fellow journalist.

We Are Now Beginning Our Descent is published by Canongate

The Homecoming - Harold Pinter
Set in an all male household in North London, Pinter’s play explores the reaction of the family to the homecoming of the eldest son and his wife.

The Homecoming is on at the Almeida Theatre, Islington until 22 March

Alexander Rodchenko Photos
Alexander Rodchenko, whose genius lay in photo-montage, eventually fell foul of Stalin's enthusiasm. When the original didn't suit Rodchenko, he chopped it up and arranged it into a more pleasing composition.

Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography is at the Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London until 27 April

The Wire
This week’s guest choice is the popular US police drama The Wire.

The Wire, Series One to Five, is available on DVD
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