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‘Watch the Birdie': The Star Economy, Social Media and The Celebrity Group Selfie
This work will explore some of the broader implications of celebrity group selfies, through the example of Ellen DeGeneres’ star-studded group shot, taken during the 2014 Academy Awards ceremony, Joan Collins 2014 Prince’s ...
1950s Science Fiction Cinema’s Depersonalisation Narratives in Britain
Depersonalisation narratives in 1950s sf cinema have most frequently been understood as reflections of American anxieties about Soviet infiltration and subversion. However, these films were also popular in Britain, where ...
Far from Swinging London: Memories of Non-urban Cinema-going in 1960s Britain
(BFI / Palsgrave Macmillan, 2017)
Living Cinema Memories: Restaging the Past at the Pictures
Spectacular Bodies: the Swimsuit, Sexuality and Hollywood
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-08-19)
This article explores the mutually beneficial relationship between the American swimsuit and film industries during the first three decades of the twentieth century. Three examples will be used: Fatty and the Bathing Beauties ...
A Night at the Cinema in the 1960s
Using the findings and data of the AHRC-funded 'Cultural Memory and British Cinema-going of the 1960s' project, this immersive theatre performance recreated the experience of visiting a cinema during that decade. Bringing ...
Cinema Memories: A People’s History of Cinema-going in 1960s Britain