Artistic Licence: No smoke without ire

What do you think when you see someone smoking on screen?

10th August, 2014

What do you think when you see someone smoking on screen? Do you feel detached, disgusted or slightly enamoured by the supposed glamour and sophistication of the scene before you, and the plumes of smoke rising before your eyes? Chances are your answer to that question will have changed dramatically over time.

Twenty years ago, if you were at the cinema watching Pulp Fiction and seeing Uma Thurman - all sultry looks, red lips and...

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