The Liverpool Film Seminar 2, Monday 23 October 2017, 5:30pm, The Library, School of the Arts, University of Liverpool Title: The Hunger Games: Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero Professor Catherine Driscoll (University of Sydney) Abstract: This paper considers the “Hunger Games” films as a spectacular hybridization of teen film and action film which, […]Read more "The Liverpool Film Seminar 2"
The Liverpool Film Seminar, 2017-18 Session 1 The Library, School of the Arts, University of Liverpool Wednesday 4 October 5:30 pm “The Trouble with Female Trouble” Chris Holmlund (University of Knoxville-Tennessee) Abstract: John Waters’ Female Trouble is a heady mix of art and exploitation, politics and pulp. Yet due to […]Read more "The Liverpool Film Seminar 2017-18: Session 1"
Many great youth films were released in 1957 and therefore celebrate their 60th anniversary. Yannis Tzioumakis, co-editor of the Cinema and Youth Cultures book series (Routledge) discusses in this post one such film by Roger Corman. For more posts please see the Cinema and Youth Cultures Facebook page. In this bumper year for youth films, exploitation filmmaker […]Read more "1957: A Great Year for Youth Films"
The world’s longest-running children’s TV show is in trouble – and, if you read newspapers, it’s all the BBC’s fault.Read more "Don’t be fooled by Fleet Street’s Blue Peter bashing – the press has an anti-BBC agenda"
Last month, students from our London-based MSc Strategic Communication programme visited Liverpool. MSc student Rosario Ruiz reports.Read more "Our London students visit Liverpool"
‘The more that Londoners are packed into a tiny space, the more repulsive and disgraceful becomes the brutal indifference with which they ignore their neighbours and selfishly concentrate upon their private affairs’ – Friedrich EngelsRead more "Barbarous Indifference and Selfish Egotism"
Through the format of the strategic communications seminars, we have approached the subject through different contexts. On the 7th December 2016 Marion Bentley showed us how strategic communication works when doing public relations in television.Read more "The importance of strategic communication for television public relations by student Laura Hernández Fuentes"