Jack Hawkins (Film and history writer)
London writer with a keen interest in New Hollywood auteurs
Jack Hawkins is a film and history writer based in London and the South East. He’s interested in films from every genre and every era, but his favourite work comes from the auteurs of New Hollywood.
You will find him writing about some of cinema’s darker, dirtier work. Films that are grounded in harsh realism with a visceral, transgressive edge.
Other posts by Jack Hawkins
Is violence the only way out?
Jack Hawkins lists five dirty films where the characters resort to shocking violence as an unexpected cathartic device, as they snap under various types of pressure [Read More...]
10 films that depict the post-Holocaust experience
Jack Hawkins lists 10 dirty movies that are preoccupied with the aftermath of the systematic extermination of Jews during WW2 in Europe [Read More...]
When violence gets dirty…
Jack Hawkins picks his top 10 violent films of all times, and explains the dirty connotations behind the sheer brutality, ceaseless bloodshed and extreme destructiveness! [Read More...]