Dr Sheldon Hall, Senior Lecturer in Stage and Screen Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, gives us a report on the history of the showing of feature films on British television during the 1970s.
Wide-ranging news, reviews, feature articles and comment for academic staff, students, researchers and information professionals exploring the production, study and use of film, television and related media in higher and further education.
Dr Mike Allen is Senior Lecturer for the Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. Here he looks at channel 4’s Live From Space series and discusses how far the experience of being an astronaut can truly be captured for the audience at home.
FutureLearn is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Open University and is the first UK-led provider of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). We speak to Simon Nelson, its CEO, about its history as well as the organisation’s aims and ambitions.
Emma Smith reviews the 50th Anniversary edition of Orson Welles’ 3rd and favourite Shakespeare film.
Dr Paul Moody reviews Keith Withall’s latest book on early and silent cinema.
Dr Lee Broughton discusses Austin Fisher’s insights into the popular Spaghetti Western.
Professor Robert S.C. Gordon examines an important new documentary on the Holocaust.
Dr Miles Booy reviews the 2008 sci-fi mini series upon its release to DVD.