Writer and critic Kit Ramsay reflects on the role of the screenwriter, with Network as his chief example: ‘by Paddy Chayefsky’. … More The screenwriter as Author: Industry Practices and ‘Network by Paddy Chayefsky’
Video essayist Steve McCarthy looks at the defining impact of King Kong on cinematic history. … More The Defining Cinematic Impact of King Kong
Come the Revolution’s Liz Chege examines the terror of the invisible in Sidney J. Furie’s The Entity. … More Escaping the Unseen: Examining female survival through the terror of the invisible
Come the Revolution’s Adam Murray reflects on Cinema Rediscovered, Identity, Memory, Meaning and The Moving Image. … More Cinema Rediscovered: Thoughts on Identity, Memory, Meaning and The Moving Image
To accompany our screening of La Chinoise ahead of its 50th Anniversary Blu-Ray re-issue (with thanks to Arrow Films), critic Jonathan Bygraves made this video essay.
To say that cinematographer Douglas Slocombe (1913 -2016) had a varied film career would be a major understatement. Even from early on in his career, Slocombe’s adventures behind the camera would become the stuff of legends. So much so that an entire page of Sight & Sound (the Summer 1940 issue) was dedicated to his … More Slocombe at War
We asked our critics’ day participants for their thoughts on the state of film criticism in the UK, the role of the critic and what they hoped for the future. … More The State of Things: Meet the Participants
The full programme line-up for the second edition of Cinema Rediscovered is now live. For full details of what’s showing and to book your weekend pass for Thursday July 27th – Sunday July 30th visit watershed.co.uk/cinema-rediscovered.