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Featured Articles

New Resource: British Pathé on Demand

James Hoyle, Website Editor at British Pathé, introduces the iconic company’s exciting new on demand platform, catering for academics and students of the humanities.

Ousmane Sembene

Dr Alexander Fisher re-examines two films by the pioneering Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene in the light of high definition.

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Recent Reviews

 
  • The New Scottish Cinema

    Dr Simon Brown reviews Jonathan Murray’s study of new Scottish cinema.

  • Slums on Screen

    Tamara Courage reviews Igor Krstić’s exploration of slums and their representation in world cinema.

  • Tower of London

    Dr Xavier Aldana Reyes reviews a new Blu-ray of Roger Corman’s gothic horror history Tower of London.

  • 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.

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