British Popular Cinema

  • British Comedy Cinema

    Edited by I.Q. Hunter, Laraine Porter

    British comedy cinema has been a mainstay of domestic production since the beginning of the last Century and arguably the most popular and important genre in British film history. This edited volume will offer the first comprehensive account of the rich and popular history of British comedy…

    Paperback – 2012-04-05
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • British Women's Cinema

    Edited by Melanie Bell, Melanie Williams

    British Women’s Cinema examines the place of female-centred films throughout British film history, from silent melodrama and 1940s costume dramas right up to the contemporary British ‘chick flick’.…

    Paperback – 2009-09-15
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • British Queer Cinema

    Edited by Robin Griffiths

    British Queer Cinema draws together a diverse range of innovative new essays that explore, for the first time, the provocative history of lesbian, gay and queer representation in British cinema. From the early years of ‘Pre-Gay’ film, through to the social upheaval of post-war ‘permissiveness’,…

    Paperback – 2006-03-02
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • British Historical Cinema

    By Claire Monk, Amy Sargeant

    Films recreating or addressing 'the past' - recent or distant, actual or imagined - have been a mainstay of British cinema since the silent era. From Elizabeth to Carry On Up The Khyber, and from the heritage-film debate to issues of authenticity and questions of genre, British Historical Cinema…

    Paperback – 2002-02-14
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • British Horror Cinema

    Edited by Steve Chibnall, Julian Petley

    British Horror Cinema investigates a wealth of horror filmmaking in Britain, from early chillers like The Ghoul and Dark Eyes of London to acknowledged classics such as Peeping Tom and The Wicker Man. Contributors explore the contexts in which British horror films have been censored and classified,…

    Paperback – 2001-11-15
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • British Science Fiction Cinema

    Edited by I.Q. Hunter

    British Science Fiction Cinema is the first substantial study of a genre which, despite a sometimes troubled history, has produced some of the best British films, from the prewar classic Things to Come to Alien made in Britain by a British director. The contributors to this rich and provocative…

    Paperback – 1999-04-29
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema

  • British Crime Cinema

    Edited by Steve Chibnall, Robert Murphy

    This is the first substantial study of British cinema's most neglected genre. Bringing together original work from some of the leading writers on British popular film, this book includes interviews with key directors Mike Hodges (Get Carter) and Donald Cammel (Performance). It discusses an…

    Paperback – 1999-04-29
    Routledge
    British Popular Cinema