Dr. Paul Cuff features on new BFI Napoleon Blu-ray/DVD
The British Film Institute has released a momentus new restoration of Abel Gance's masterpiece Napoleon (1927) on Blu-ray/DVD, and Department Associate Fellow Dr. Paul Cuff, who is a world-leading expert on the film, features heavily in the extras: including an essay on the film, an interview with composer Carl Davis, and a full-length audio commentary (which at 332 minutes, we believe may be a record for a single film).
Find out more about the release here: http://shop.bfi.org.uk/napoleon-blu-ray.html#.WGPX7FPyjBW
Film and Literature graduate Oliver Gray presents his new film Panic at mac Birmingham on Nov 10
Oliver Gray, a Warwick BA Film and Literature graduate, class of 2004, will be introducing his new film at the Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, on November 10th. More information here
Dr. Helen Wheatley speaks about women's roles in early tv production on BBC News
Dr. Helen Wheatley was featured on the 5.00pm and 10.00pm BBC News on Monday November 1st, speaking about women's roles in early tv production, in relation to the anniversary of the TV Service.
SiciliaQueer interviews Dr Karl Schoonover
Earlier this summer, Schoonover was interviewed in Palermo along with his collaborator Professor Rosalind Galt about their ongoing work on the politics of queer world cinema. Schoonover and Galt were guest of Palermo's biggest annual film festival SiciliaQueer.
Alastair Phillips has just published a new video essay for the new Blu-Ray release of the classic Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake film noir, The Glass Key (1942).
Find out more about the release here: http://www.arrowfilms.co.uk/shop/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=843