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Featured Articles

Creative Possibilities

Dr Catherine Grant, University of Sussex, speaks with Dr Amber Jacobs and PhD student Ian Magor about their experiences exploring and explaining film with the audiovisual essay.

Chronicle: A Glimpse of TV Heaven

Commissioned by the BBC IN 1966, Chronicle was a groundbreaking archaeological series that would be on the air for the next twenty-five years. Don Henson, University of York, looks at the history and heritage of the series.

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Recent Reviews

 
  • Jonathan Miller – One Thing and Another

    Prof John Cook looks at a new collection of writing by the influential author, writer and director.

  • The Wars of the Roses

    Dr Jodi-Anne George reviews the BBC’s landmark Shakespeare adaptation The Wars of the Roses, available on DVD from Illuminations.

  • Spanish Gothic

    Dr Leon Hunt reviews Xavier Reyes’ detailed study of the Spanish Gothic in literature and on film.

  • Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century

    Dr Lorna Jowett reviews Stacey Abbott’s new book about the undead in twenty-first century film and television.

  • A Special Day

    Dr Louis Bayman reviews CultFilm’s Blu-ray/DVD release of Ettore Scola’s A Special Day.

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