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

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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

Blue Ruin (Review)

My already posted review of the the stoic revenge thriller Blue Ruin from BeatRoute AB. This is one of the most thoughtful and bleak American thrillers put to screen in a very long time. 487 more words


Old Borders, New Technologies

Northern Ireland is now generally regarded to be a post-conflict region since the official end to three decades of violence in 1998. However, given some of the stipulations of the Good Friday Belfast Agreement, including the early release of politically motivated prisoners from jail, society in Northern Ireland remains in a state of flux, uncertainty and disagreement. 181 more words

Irish Studies