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...Chas’s Flat – Day Tea maker alarm reading 2.45. Chas’s hand enters left to turn it off. Chas performs isometric exercises in bedroom. Dana in bathroom applying make-up. Dana Chas? Chas continues with exercises. Breakfast? Chas ignores...

Time Again: The David Bowie Chronotope

Will Brooker

Will Brooker is Professor of Film and Cultural Studies at Kingston University and editor of Cinema Journal. He is the author of several books on popular culture, including Batman Unmasked and Hunting the Dark Knight. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...‘One day,’ David Bowie promised in 1984, in his song ‘Blue Jean’, ‘I’m gonna write a poem in a letter.’ In 1997, he effectively kept that promise, releasing ‘Battle For Britain (The Letter)’, which explicitly offers the song and its lyric...

Tony Lawson

Roger Crittenden

Roger Crittenden: After a distinguished career at the BBC, where he gained a special award for sustained excellence as a film editor, he was recruited to the new National Film and Television School as Head of Editing and later became Director of the MA programme. While with the NFTS, he taught in Moscow, Mexico City, Manila, Copenhagen, Singapore, Brisbane Australia, and in Cuba. In 2014 he was given the first ever CILECT International Teaching Award for his outstanding contribution to media pedagogy. More recently, he was appointed Adjunct Professor of Film at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. Roger is the author of two books on editing, as well as a book on Truffaut’s Day For Night for the British Film Institute's Film Classic Series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fine Cuts : Interviews on the Practice of European Film Editing

Routledge, 2018

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... Tony talked to me at Beaconsfi eld Studios. His work with Nic Roeg and Neil Jordan is envied and admired, but in his distinguished career he has also edited with some other mavericks, from Sam Peckinpah to Dušan Makavejev and the unique...

Semantic Shock: David Bowie!

Toija Cinque

Toija Cinque is a Senior Lecturer, Course Chair and Course Discipline Adviser in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University, Australia. Cinque’s most recent book is Communication, New Media and Everyday Life, 2011. She edits the journal New Scholar: An International Journal of the Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...On to that blank canvas, countless dreams have been written and re-written.The mystic, as understood as sacred and obscure in many religions and reflected by numerous artists, is frequently manifest as a ‘presence’ that transcends our...

The Eyes of David Bowie

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction: David Bowie is . . . watching you During the display period of ‘David Bowie is’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum (23 March – 11 August 2013) a common sight around London was the ‘David Bowie is here’ poster, announcing...

Introduction

Melanie Bell

Writes: Celebrity Studies, Hollywood Cinema, British Cinema, British Film Institute Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julie Christie

British Film Institute, 2016

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...Julie Christie’s prickly relationship with stardom is legendary. An Oscar winner by the age of twenty-five for Darling (1965) she spent much of her subsequent career pushing against the very star system that had made her famous...

Love Scenes

Nicolas Roeg

Nicolas Roeg has a career in film that has stretched across 50 years. he began as a cameramn working with directors of the calibre of Francois Truffaut and David Lean. Turning to directing, he has produced works of profound originality such as Perormance, Walkabout, Don't Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Bad Timing, Eureka, and, most recently, Puffball. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The World is Ever Changing

Faber & Faber, 2013

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...My thoughts about . . . bits and pieces for a sex scene (drawn by me, aged seventeen)Sex and death are the only things that can interest a serious mind.Desire. I ponder that a lot. Love and desire don’t necessarily go together. It’s very...

Directing

Nicolas Roeg

Nicolas Roeg has a career in film that has stretched across 50 years. he began as a cameramn working with directors of the calibre of Francois Truffaut and David Lean. Turning to directing, he has produced works of profound originality such as Perormance, Walkabout, Don't Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Bad Timing, Eureka, and, most recently, Puffball. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The World is Ever Changing

Faber & Faber, 2013

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...With Donald Cammell (on my left) and a visitor outside the house on Powis Square on PerformanceMaking a movie is like making a marvellous soup. The actors, the cameraman, the editor, writer, producer, technicians – everyone, they’re all...

The Future

Nicolas Roeg

Nicolas Roeg has a career in film that has stretched across 50 years. he began as a cameramn working with directors of the calibre of Francois Truffaut and David Lean. Turning to directing, he has produced works of profound originality such as Perormance, Walkabout, Don't Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Bad Timing, Eureka, and, most recently, Puffball. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The World is Ever Changing

Faber & Faber, 2013

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...I never think about the future . . . it comes soon enough.I love film. I love the idea of it. It’s still completely mystical and mysterious to me.I haven’t had a life full of ambition. I’ve always been willing to leap into the unknown –...

Introduction

Amy Raphael

Amy Raphael was born in London in 1967. She has worked on The Face, NME, Elle and Esquire and now freelances for the Guardian, the Observer and The Times. Her first book, Never Mind the Bollocks: Women Rewrite Rock, was published by Virago in 1995. She conducted the conversations and edited Mike Leigh on Mike Leigh, which was published by Faber in 2008. She has also contributed to the The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock and Perfect Pitch, a series of books about football. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Danny Boyle : Creating Wonder

Faber & Faber, 2013

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...amy raphael: You were born in Radcliffe, Lancashire, in 1956 to a strict Catholic family. What do you remember about your childhood?danny boyle: I was very aware of my Catholic, Anglo-Irish roots. My mum came over from Ireland in the 1950s...