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The New Elizabethan Age: a review

The New Elizabethan Age. Culture, Society and National Identity after World War II.
Irene Morra and Rob Gossedge (eds).
London, I.B. Tauris, 2016.

The Britain of the late 1940s and 1950s has often languished in the historiographical shadow of its neighbours in time: the World Wars that preceded it and the sixties that followed. 886 more words


The Godfather of Violence

The year is 1972. The Production Code has died permanently, giving birth to the MPAA rating system. What will filmmakers do with this newfound relative freedom? 433 more words

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Research Update 21/03/2017

Last week was, for the most part, awful. Obviously the meeting with my supervisors was super helpful but outside of that, not great. I had been skimming through… 473 more words


#SCMS17 Workshop on "Deformative Criticism and Digital Experimentations in Film and Media Studies"

If you’re in Chicago for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference this week, come check out our workshop on “Deformative Criticism and Digital Experimentations in Film and Media Studies” on Friday, March 24 at 9am. More info here.


See Ya Later...

When you think of fear, you probably think of dangerous or threatening situations. You probably think of horror movies or thriller films. In class, we are learning about thriller films and the suspense created in them. 990 more words

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ECREA Film Studies Section Conference. 10–11 November 2017, University College Cork, Ireland

Conference website: https://ecreafilmstudies2017.wordpress.com/

European cinema has evolved from a homogenous and selective object of study, mostly shaped by frameworks of national industry, identity and culture, to a much more diversified field, reflecting the shift to a post-colonial, post-communist, post-national, globalised Europe. 497 more words

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DeShone Kizer Still Needs A Lot Of Work

DeShone Kizer is considered by many to be a top three quarterback in this upcoming draft, and while I may or may not disagree with that he stills needs a lot of work.  776 more words

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