PENELOPE HOUSTON is a British film critic and journal editor. She was the first editor of the film journal Sequence, edited Sight & Sound, the journal of the British Film Institute, and was a regular contributor to the Monthly Film Bulletin. She has also been a film critic for The Spectator, deputised as critic for The Times and for The Observer and is also the author of a number of important books on cinema, including The Contemporary Cinema (1963) and Keepers of the Frame: Film Archives (1994).
GEOFF BROWN, long associated as a critic with The Times, curated BFI Southbank's Cavalcanti retrospective in 2010, edited the book collection Alistair Cooke at the Movies (2009), and has published widely on British cinema. He is an Associate Research Fellow at the Cinema and Television Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester.