Author Archive for: ‘Tom Ryan’

V.F. Perkins on Movies: Collected Shorter Film Criticism

Douglas Pye (ed.) V.F. Perkins on Movies: Collected Shorter Film Criticism Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Michigan, 2020 ISBN: 9780814346433 US$34.99 (pb) 586pp (Review copy supplied by Wayne State University Press) “In the constellation of my personal cinematic imaginary, Film as Film by V.F. (Victor) Perkins and Theory of Film Practice (French title: Praxis du cinema) by Noël Burch are …

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Terms of Endearment: Hollywood Romantic Comedy of the 1980s and 1990s

Peter William Evans and Celestino Deleyto (eds), Terms of Endearment: Hollywood Romantic Comedy of the 1980s and 1990s. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998. ISBN 0 7486 0885 0 (pb) £stg 16.95 (pb) (Review copy supplied by Edinburgh University Press) Uploaded 30 June 2000 In their fine 1989 book, Affairs to Remember: The Hollywood Comedy of the Sexes, Bruce Babington and Peter …

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