Robert Shail is Professor of Film in the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University, UK, and formerly Head of Film and Media at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He has published widely on British cinema and the representation of masculinity. Recent publications include 'Anarchy in the UK: Reading Beryl the Peril via Historic Conceptions of Childhood' in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. He was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship in 2012 to investigate the history of the Children's Film Foundation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
The Children's Film Foundation: History and Legacy
British Film Institute, 2016
... father (Gordon Jackson), who is often abroad with his work. While playing tennis he meets Tom (Robert Kennedy), an African boy who is in exile from his homeland and in the care of his Uncle Joseph (Bari Jonson). He also encounters Lil (Tracey...
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Framed and Unframed: A Thinker for the Twenty-First Century
Bloomsbury Academic, 2019
... Wincklemann (not to mention Ariel, Midas, Narcissus, Don Quixote, and Jesus).
For this and other patterns and rhetoric of reactions to Pasolini’s death, see my essay, RobertS.C.Gordon, “Identity in Mourning: The Role...
Italian Cinema from the Silent Screen to the Digital Image
Bloomsbury Academic, 2020
... of the 1960s could. For much of its ninety-eight minutes (ninety-four minutes on DVD), it is wordless; but its every move, its every cool line of controlled vision, is studiedly laced with meaning and patterned meaningfulness.Prior to Theorem,...
... not only on exquisitely observed documentaries of the Po valley, but also on what we might call, in the context of the 1950s, a ‘woman’s film’ like Le amiche (1955) and a melodrama like Cronaca di un amore (1950). And as more than one critic...
Robert Edgar is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Humanities, Religion and Philosophy at York St John University, with research interests including screenwriting, prose fiction, radio drama, popular music, the practice of film production, short film production and distribution, narratology and the theory and practice of comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
John Marland is a Senior Lecturer in Literature Studies at York St John University with twenty years of experience using adaptation as an educational tool across a range of the arts and humanities subjects including Literature, Creative Writing and Film & TV Production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Steven Rawle is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at York St. John University, UK, where he teaches film form and the politics of global cultural production at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
... been a part of US culture since the days of The Lone Ranger in the 1930s.
Robert Stam, New Vocabularies in Film Semiotics (1992)—this theoretical book offers a history of film theory, defines over 500...
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