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Nessie has risen from the grave
(John Libbey, 2018-01-10)
Hammer Films’ Nessie is the great lost British sea monster movie. Developed between 1976-1979, Nessie was Hammer’s most ambitious project, a multimillion dollar co-production with Japan’s Toho Studios that would have seen ...
The Stanley Kubrick Archive: A Dossier of New Research: Introduction
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-07-15)
An introduction to a co-edited Dossier of new research from The Stanley Kubrick Archive at University of Arts, London
The Routledge Companion to British Cinema History
Edited collection on British cinema history
Introduction: British Cinema History
Mess and Meta-Mess: Casino Royale (1967)
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
The black sheep among Bond films, the multi-auteured extravaganza Casino Royale was only one of many British spy films in the 1960s that spoofed the genre’s convoluted plots, boyish wish fulfilment and eroticisation of ...
Producing the Spielberg Brand
This chapter looks at the manufacture of Spielberg’s brand, and the limits of its usage. Spielberg’s directorial work is well known, but Spielberg’s identity has also been established in other ways, and I focus particularly ...
Hollywood Blockbusters and UK Production Today
This piece asks how and why overseas investment dominates UK film production. I start by looking at the history of Hollywood’s investment in UK production, and move on to focus on tax relief, infrastructure and content. ...
Hollywood and the Baby Boom: A Social History
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2017-12-27)
Between 1946 and 1964 seventy-five million babies were born, dwarfing the generations that preceded and succeeded them. At each stage of its life-cycle, the baby boom's great size has dictated the terms of national policy ...
Cinema Heritage in Europe
(Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, 2016)
The safeguarding, preservation and valorisation of the cultural heritage has increasingly become associated with the process of making cultural heritage assets available online (“Towards an Integrated Approach”). The process ...
‘Maurice’ Without Ending: From Forster’s Palimpsest to Fan-Text
(Liverpool University Press, 2020-03-31)
During their ongoing lives, both E. M. Forster’s gay bildungsroman/romance ‘Maurice’ (written 1913–14, repeatedly revised 1914–1959, posthumously published 1971) and Merchant Ivory Productions’ eponymous 1987 film adaptation ...