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World Cinema: An Introduction

If there is a cinema that is most likely to melt in with terms such as “the global” and “globalization” it is world cinema. World cinema, as the name suggests, is a cinema of the world, made all over the world, it represents the world, and it is made for the whole world. 616 more words


The Amazing Spider Man 2 Review By Craig Ball

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Length: 142 Minutes

Directed By: Mark Webb

Synopsis: We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important conflict has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. 1,024 more words


Breaking Bad: Season 2:1-4: It's the reverse of what's claimed

A glamorized photo image of a drawing of our two heroes — becoming a father-and-son pair in the second season

Dear friends and readers,

I’ve now begun the second season of… 1,562 more words

20th Century Culture

Rethinking 'Identities'

This volume sets out to re-imagine the theoretical and epistemological presuppositions of existing scholarship on identities. Despite a well-established body of scholarly texts that examine the concept from a wide range of perspectives, there is a surprising dearth of work on multiple, heterogeneous forms of identity. 278 more words

Film Studies

Peter Lang at the BAFTSS Conference

Peter Lang is delighted to be attending the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (@BAFTSS) Conference in London next week. Please come by the Peter Lang bookstand on 24-25 April to see our latest publications and meet with Commissioning Editor Dr Laurel Plapp. 579 more words

Film Studies

The Grand Budapest Hotel: wild caricature?

Only in semblance are the outward and inward seasons of a life identical; in verity, wealth of experience is the sole measure of living, and the spirit is timed by another clock than that of the calendar.

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20th Century Culture