British Cinema: From Heritage to Horror

British Cinema: From Heritage to Horror

by James Leggott, Caroline Bainbridge
     
 

This volume offers a detailed and comprehensive analysis of British film culture from 1997 to the present. Using a wide range of films from the Blair era and beyond as case studies—from from Notting Hill (1999) and Billy Elliot (2000) to 28 Days Later (2002) and The Queen (2006)—it examines the ways in which recent British

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Overview

This volume offers a detailed and comprehensive analysis of British film culture from 1997 to the present. Using a wide range of films from the Blair era and beyond as case studies—from from Notting Hill (1999) and Billy Elliot (2000) to 28 Days Later (2002) and The Queen (2006)—it examines the ways in which recent British filmmaking might be regarded as distinctive, relevant and successful.

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Editorial Reviews

Time Out London
An informative, discursive and wide-ranging survey of home-produced cinema of the Blair and Brown eras.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905674718
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
12/18/2008
Series:
Short Cuts Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

James Leggott is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at Northumbria University. He has published on various aspects of British film and television culture, and is a contributor to The Trouble With Men: Masculinities in European and Hollywood Cinema (2004).

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