Chris Cooper has been cast as Norman Osborn in Marc Webb's sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, which brings the film's villain tally to three. Anyone else have a sickly Spider-Man 3 kinda feeling?
Is it possible for British cinema to survive in an increasingly globalised marketplace, especially against the unstoppable Hollywood juggernaut?
Using Werner Herzog's Grizzly Man as a key text, I try to untangle the problems with anthropomorphic attitudes in nature documentaries.
A look into the unique imagery of the nuclear bomb, how the US government attempted to control that imagery during the Cold War and create an ideology, and how filmmakers rallied against that ideology with satirical films like Dr. Strangelove.
Why is the superhero so important to Hollywood, and American pop culture as a whole? Using mythological, generic, and industrial frameworks, I attempt to find out the answer.