British Universities Film & Video Council

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Viewfinder Reviews

  • Zombies: A Cultural History

    We review Roger Luckhurst’s new history of the Zombie genre.

  • Falstaff / Chimes at Midnight

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

  • Studying Early and Silent Cinema

    Dr Paul Moody reviews Keith Withall’s latest book on early and silent cinema.

  • Radical Frontiers in the Spaghetti Western

    Dr Lee Broughton discusses Austin Fisher’s insights into the popular Spaghetti Western.

  • 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.

  • Make Way for Tomorrow

    Dr Stacey Abbott looks again at an unsung classic on 1930s cinema now on Blu-ray.

  • 100 Animated Feature Films

    Professor Paul Wells looks at the BFI’s book on the best 100 animated features.

  • Basics of Filmmaking: The Language of Film

    We review a guide to film aimed at students and staff.