Reviews Archive - page 2
Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers
21st November 2017
Prof Alan O'Leary at the University of Leeds reviews Sohail Daulatzai's book on the The Battle of Algiers (1966).… continue reading.
Trying to Get Over
3rd October 2017
Adrian Smith, University of Sussex, reviews Keith Corson's book on an overlooked period of black filmmaking.… continue reading.
Visions of Avant-Garde Film
6th September 2017
Donatella Valente, doctoral candidate at Birkbeck, reviews Kamila Kuc's study of Polish avant-garde film.… continue reading.
Jonathan Miller – One Thing and Another
14th July 2017
Prof John Cook looks at a new collection of writing by the influential author, writer and director.… continue reading.
The Wars of the Roses
4th July 2017
Dr Jodi-Anne George reviews the BBC's landmark Shakespeare adaptation The Wars of the Roses, available on DVD from Illuminations. … continue reading.
22nd June 2017
Dr Leon Hunt reviews Xavier Reyes' detailed study of the Spanish Gothic in literature and on film. … continue reading.
Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century
7th June 2017
Dr Lorna Jowett reviews Stacey Abbott's new book about the undead in twenty-first century film and television. … continue reading.
A Special Day
3rd May 2017
Dr Louis Bayman reviews CultFilm's Blu-ray/DVD release of Ettore Scola's A Special Day.… continue reading.
Ken Russell: The Great Composers/The Great Passions
11th April 2017
Prof John Hill reviews the recent Blu-ray/DVD releases of the BFI's collections of Ken Russell films.… continue reading.
The New Scottish Cinema
14th March 2017
Dr Simon Brown reviews Jonathan Murray's study of new Scottish cinema.… continue reading.