British Universities Film & Video Council

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Viewfinder Reviews

  • British Television Animation

    Professor Paul Wells reviews Van Norris’ study of the British animated comic tradition.

  • Make More Noise!

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

  • Bollywood’s India

    Dr. Deimantas Valančiūnas reviews Rachel Dwyer’s book on India through the lens of popular Hindi film.

  • A History of 1970s Experimental Film

    Dr Glyn Davis reviews Patti Gaal-Holmes’ account of experimental British film in the 1970s.

  • Latin American Cinema

    Dr Sarah Barrow reviews Stephen Hart’s account of Latin American cinema from its origins to the present day.

  • Jim Jarmusch: Music, Words, Noise

    Jamie Sexton reviews Sarah Piazza’s book on one of America’s most revered independent filmmakers.

  • Hollywood and the Americanization of Britain

    Dr Sheldon Hall reviews Mark Glancy’s study on the reception of American movies within Britain.

  • Intolerance

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

  • Brackett on Wilder – It’s the Pictures That Got Small

    Dr Karen McNally reviews Charles Brackett’s account of his working relationship with Hollywood’s Billy Wilder.

  • Spring in a Small Town

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