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Featured Articles

How They Made The News

Elena Dirstaru, doctoral researcher at the University of Essex, reports on her recent research placement with Learning on Screen, organised by the CHASE consortium.

Alan Clarke

Dr Lez Cooke, Senior Research Officer at Royal Holloway, takes a look at the BFI’s new Blu-ray/DVD collection ‘Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989)’.

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Recent Reviews

 
  • Wizards

    Dr Birgitta Hosea reviews a new DVD release of Ralph Bakshi’s fantasy animation Wizards.

  • Mexican Cinema

    Prof Stephen M. Hart reviews Charles Ramírez Berg’s analysis of classical Mexican cinema.

  • Haunted Seasons

    Dr Stacey Abbott reviews Derek Johnston’s book on the relationship between ghost stories and seasonal television programming.

  • The Children of Green Knowe

    Prof Stephen Lacey reviews the BBC’s adaptation of Lucy M. Boston’s popular children’s novel, recently released on DVD.

  • Political Animals

    Dr Janet McCabe reviews Sophie Mayer’s account of the new wave of feminist filmmakers, and the ideas that politicise them.

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