Genre Blast: Into the Looking Glass – Using Fiction to Illuminate Fact

This is a tricky one. Some would call it, rightly so, revisionist history – a term that has been given a bad rap. Yes, real characters are interpretations and are sometimes combined into a single character for the sake of efficiency. Dialog must be invented – except for the odd quotable lines, and events most […]

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A Personal Journey Through Cinema History With Thomas Pollock

A Personal Journey Through Cinema History with Thomas Pollock does pretty much what it says on the tin – and you do, overall, get a healthy grasp of the medium’s history. It’s a little like flicking through the chronological pages of an easily accessible and clear introduction to the decades of cinema book. And that’s […]

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United Artists – Changing Hollywood Forever

My dear friend Hendrikje McClymont popped her head in the door to freshen up your film history by writing a few words on an extremely significant chapter of the film industry – she assures me she is not done and will be turning further pages of the history books soon. Enjoy her piece and watch […]

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