• The facade of the National Library of Scotland.

Making of ‘New Realism’

New Realism book cover

Explore how the recently published New Realism: Contemporary British Cinema by David Forrest came to be. The writing of a book begins with conversations, and this one was no different. In 2015, I was invited to a film festival in…

Sixties British Cinema – Reconsidered!

Sixties British Cinema Reconsidered

Read Laura Mayne’s overview of the new book Sixties British Cinema Reconsidered, which re-evaluates a critically neglected period in British film history. Has here been any decade more inconsistent in the public imagination than the 1960s? Lived recollections of the…