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From Spectator to User, From Viewer to (Act)or
(Intelligent Users/Intelligent Environments Workshop (9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE ’13)), 2013)
Stephen Hawking, when introducing Krauss’ ‘The Physics of Star Trek’, wrote that “[s]cience fiction (…) is not only good fun but it also serves a serious purpose, that of expanding the human imagination.” In this paper, ...
Liking The Magus
(State University of New York Press, 2014)
A comparative analysis of the novel and film of The Magus.
"Town centres first”: The relocation of the cinema from out-of-town to the town centre in Britain since 1985
(BFI/Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
Though the multiplex cinema is still located predominantly outside the urban centre, changes to planning laws in the past fifteen years and a developing culture of “town centres first” has seen the re-emergence of the ...
Leicester Cinema History
This public exhibition, housed in the DMU Heritage Centre, ran from February to May 2017. It charted the development, decline and resurgence of Leicester's cinema culture through a large map displaying the cinemas within ...
Trash horror and the cult of the bad film
A comparative analysis of the novel and film of John Fowles' The Magus.
'A Travesty on Sex': Hawks, Gender and Performance in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain: Recontextualising Cultural Anxiety
Memories of British Cinema
Fleapits and Picture Palaces
This 25-minute documentary, produced collaborative by members of the Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, explores the history of cinema-going in Leicester and its surrounding area. Connecting trends in ...