Sixty years ago Hollywood had its first serious engagement with exhibiting feature films in three dimensions. Dr Simon Brown looks at one of the first films released on the then new film format, Inferno, recently released on Blu-ray in the UK, and considers where these kinds of films might be heading in the future.
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.
India produces more films per year than any other nation, yet only a smattering of these relate to Shakespeare. Dr Deana Rankin looks at recent attempts to explore why that might be.
A vivid visual reconstruction can help to express the complex findings of archaeologists and historians in an accessible, engaging way. Dr Matthew Nicholls, University of Reading, presents his own work in the field.
Dr William Hope reviews an innovative collection of essays on Marxist cinema.
We review Richard Dyer’s study of the career of master composer Nino Rota.
Dr James Mansell reviews a DVD history of postwar Britiish documentary.
Danielle Hipkins reviews a lost classic by director Max Ophuls.
We look back at one of the pioneers of British cinema.