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A Star Is Born

Deconstructing Brad Pitt

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014



... again in the future (Figure 11.1). For Pitt, his first leading role in The Dark Side of the Sun was no mere stepping-stone, but rather pays tribute to the long arc of his career, showing how a star was born. Photo of Andrew Horton...

The Death of the Critic in the Digital Media Age

Andrew McWhirter

Dr Andrew McWhirter is a lecturer in Media Studies and Programme Leader of the BA/Hons Media and Communications degree in the department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism at the University of Glasgow. Previously McWhirter worked in advertising as a copyrighter and as a freelance journalist covering international film festivals and writing articles for Glasgow-based DC Publishing, The Glasgow Film Theatre and London-based Tribune Magazine. He completed his PhD exploring contemporary film criticism and the digital media landscape at the University of Glasgow where he also achieved his MLitt in Film Journalism. He is currently working on pre-production plans for a documentary film project about media representations of forensic science. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film Criticism and Digital Cultures : Journalism, Social Media and The Democratisation of Opinion

I.B.Tauris, 2016



... Beaumont 2009; Elkins 2003; McDonald 2007), in newspapers (Carr 2008; Crace 2007; Ebert 2008; Gabler 2011; Horton 2011; Rayner 2008), magazines and journals (Corliss 2007; The Editors 2000; 2005; 2008; James 2008; Johnson 2009; Marshall 2008;...