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Viewfinder Reviews

  • Black Girl/Borom Sarret

    Prof David Murphy reviews the BFI’s dual-edition release of Ousmane Sembene’s Black Girl and Borom Sarret.

  • Make More Noise!

    Kristyn Gorton reviews the BFI National Archive’s compilation of suffragettes in early silent film.

  • Intolerance

    Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones reviews the DVD release of D. W. Griffith’s early film masterpiece.

  • Spring in a Small Town

    Dr. Sabrina Qiong Yu reviews the Hong Kong Film Critics Society’s “greatest Chinese film of all time”.

  • Sherlock Holmes

    Dr. Ashley D. Polasek reviews the release and restoration of the BBC’s 1960s Sherlock Holmes series.

  • Wise Blood

    Dr Miles Booy reviews the DVD release of John Huston’s cult-classic.

  • Falstaff / Chimes at Midnight

    Emma Smith reviews the 50th Anniversary edition of Orson Welles’ 3rd and favourite Shakespeare film.

  • Night Will Fall

    Professor Robert S.C. Gordon examines an important new documentary on the Holocaust.

  • The Andromeda Strain

    Dr Miles Booy reviews the 2008 sci-fi mini series upon its release to DVD.

  • Misinformation

    Professor Martin Iddon discusses a collection of COI documentaries tracked by Mordant Music.