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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 Director of Film Studies and Television at Kingston University, UK. He is the author of several books, including studies of Batman, Star Wars, Blade Runner, and Lewis Carroll. 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

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 Man Who Fell to Earth

Barry Keith Grant

Barry Keith Grant is Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University, Canada. He is author of Film Genre (2007) and Voyages of Discovery (1992) and co-author of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001) and 100 Documentary Films (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Science Fiction Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2013

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...DIRECTOR Nicolas RoegPRODUCER Michael Deeley, Barry SpikingsSCREENPLAY Paul Mayersberg, based on the 1962 novel by Walter TevisDIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Anthony RichmondEDITOR Graeme CliffordMUSIC John Phillips, Stomu YamashtaPRODUCTION...

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...

Don’t Look Now

Jessica Gildersleeve

Jessica Gildersleeve is senior lecturer in English literature at the University of Southern Queensland and the author of Elizabeth Bowen and the Writing of Trauma: The Ethics of Survival (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Auteur, 2017

Focused Study

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...Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now (1973) has been called a ghost story for adults. Certainly, in contrast to the more explicitly violent and bloodthirsty horror films of the 1970s, Don’t Look Now seems of an entirely different order. Yet...

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...

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 –...