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Featured Articles

Science on Screen

Dr Chris Willmott, Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Leicester, explains how teaching staff can put the moving image to work in science education.

British Horror Rises

Jonathan Rigby, author of English Gothic – Classic Horror Cinema 1897-2015, discusses the major resurgence in the production of British horror movies in the last few years.

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Recent Reviews

 
  • The Use and Abuse of Cinema

    Dr Martin Brady reviews Eric Rentschler’s account of German film history.

  • How Films Were Made & Shown

    Dr Luke McKernan reviews David Cleveland and Brian Pritchard’s book on the history and mechanics of film.

  • British Television Animation

    Prof 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.

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