Sunset Edge: Children at Twilight

By Christopher Sharrett.  While watching Daniel Peddle’s very interesting Sunset Edge (2015), I couldn’t help but think of F.R. Leavis’s reaction to George Eliot’s final masterpiece Daniel Deronda (1876). He argued (very wrong-headedly) that the two “halves” of the novel didn’t cohere, and that the “Zionist half” should be cut away, leaving […]

Britain On Film – Britain’s History and the BFI Film Archive

By Cleaver Patterson.  Britain as a whole has a history as unique as that of the four regions which constitute it—England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. With this in mind it is hardly surprising that much of its story should have been captured on film. Since the emergence of the […]