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Natalia Christofoletti Barrenha talks Lucrecia Martel

In this interview, Natalia Christofoletti Barrenha, co-editor of ReFocus: The Films of Lucrecia Martel (out now in our series ReFocus: The International Directors Series), talks about this new volume and what led her to research Martel’s work. Can you tell us a little…

He Who Got Slapped

by Alice Maurice It has been a long time since Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars. It’s been two whole months – by today’s standards, an eternity. Even after a week, it had been thoroughly washed and rinsed…

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Downton Abbey, Britishness and Class

by John White In the second of a short series of extracts from British Cinema and a Divided Nation (EUP, 2022), John White looks at Downton Abbey (Michael Engler, 2019). The quick series of shots presented to the audience at…

Japanese High School Films: My 4 Favourites!

By Peter C. Pugsley In Japanese High School Films: Iconography, Nostalgia and Discipline, I write about how high school-based films capture a steady market in Japanese cinema. From the 100 plus high school films released in just over five years (2014-2020),…

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Two More Things…Two videoessays on Columbo

by David Martin-Jones In a previous post, David Martin-Jones, author of Columbo: Paying Attention 24/7, explored the recent and enduring popularity of the cult detective show, fifty years after the first episode aired. In this follow-up, David discusses two videoessays…