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. It wouldn’t stand the test now in terms of the authenticity of his accent. Funnily enough actors were not particularly bothered about that kind of authenticity then, and didn’t have the help of experts such as Joan Washington, experts who have made a study of phonetics, like Professor Higgins in Shaw’s Pygmalion , and in the sociology of accent. But in all other respects, it’s a very authentic

in British cinema of the 1950s
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Memories of cinema-going in the ‘Golden Age’ of Hollywood

, ‘Reminiscence in Adult Development’, pp. 367–9. 12 Fred Davis, Yearning For Yesterday: A Sociology of Nostalgia (New York: Free Press, 1979), p. 31. 13 ‘Double Seats and Savoury Snacks’, Nottingham Observer (March 1984

in Memory and popular film
A cinematic response to pessimism

political life. Notably, Dienstag never – and I mean never – actually claims the privilege of reading to viewing for education in his “Letter to M. Cavell.” And yet, there is something of a punctum – a wounding pinprick – that glares at me when I encounter his view of spectatorship, and in particular his sociology of the isolationism of filmic spectatorship. No doubt he is

in Cinema, democracy and perfectionism
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sociological issues and created real characters. However, at the time Quentin was very pissed off. Quentin made his version of the screenplay more than available to everyone he could –​available to various fan magazines –​so it’s possible to look at the final version and see how it was developed. The point was, Quentin was very upset. I had never seen such a campaign of vilification. Natural Born Killers opened, coincidentally, at around the same time as Pulp Fiction [1994]. In fact Pulp Fiction had been screened at Cannes and from my perspective, the timing of Natural Born

in The cinema of Oliver Stone
Outdoor screens and public congregations

Bakhshi, ‘Measuring cultural value’, Keynote speech delivered at ‘Culture Count: Measuring Cultural Value’ forum, Customs House, Sydney, Australia, 20 March 2012 , www.nesta.org.uk/areas_of_work/creative_economy/assets/features/measuring_cultural_value , p. 5. 43 John Urry, ‘Mobility and proximity’, Sociology 36:2 ( 2002 ), p

in The British monarchy on screen