BFI Film Classics is a series of finely written, illustrated books which honour landmark films of world cinema. The series includes a wide range of approaches and critical styles, reflecting the diverse ways we appreciate, analyse and enjoy great films.
'Part of my admiration for this intelligent and judicious contribution to the BFI Film Classics - a series that by now may qualify as the most successful and title-heavy book series in the history of film criticism …' - Jonathan Rosenbaum
'Magnificently concentrated examples of flowing freeform critical poetry.' – Uncut
'A formidable body of work collectively generating some fascinating insights into the evolution of cinema.' – Times Higher Education Supplement
'The series is a landmark in film criticism.' – Quarterly Review of Film and Video
'Allows for relatively freeform speculative writing in a way that more conventional academic writing does not.' - Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television