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Viewfinder Reviews

  • Screening Twilight

    Rebecca Williams reviews a new collection on the Twilight phenomenon.

  • Film and History

    Dr Keith M. Johnston eviews a comprehensive overview of film history as both discipline and subject matter.

  • The Woman Who Married Clark Gable

    Dr Barry Monahan reviews a sudy of Sean O’Faolain’s classic story that includes a DVD of Thaddeus O’Sullivan’s film adaptation.

  • Žižek and Media Studies: A Reader

    Gareth Longstaff takes a look at a new book on the work of Slavoj Žižek.

  • The Politics of Documentary

    Dr. Emma Sandon reviews Michael Chanan’s look at documentary film.

  • A History of Film Music

    Dr Kevin Donnelly reviews a tome that takes broad look at movie scores.

  • Macbeth

    Ann Aungle reviews the video presentation of Liliana Cavani’s 2006 staging Verdi’s opera based on Shakespeare’s Scottish play.

  • Frank Borzage volumes 1 & 2

    Dr Stacey Abbott reviews two DVD sets devoted to the artistry of director Frank Borzage.

  • Sylvia

    Dr Claire Brock and Dr Ben Dew review a production Delibes’ ballet starring Darcey Bussell.

  • Oh! What A Lovely War

    Michael Paris reviews Richard Attenborough’s film of the celebrated anti-war stage musica.