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Creative Arts Book of the Week 28/09/15

Channel 4 and British film culture It’s always satisfying to review a title produced by ‘one of our own’  so here’s a a collection of academic journal articles printed in book form and co-edited by Justin Smith.  Those of you

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New Film Industry Data (Film ID) resource

It seems to me that every new blockbuster film “breaks box office records” during its opening weekend and I sometimes wonder where this information comes from. Well, now I know.  Film Industry Data (or Film ID) is a resource which

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The Martian

A year or two back we stumbled across Andy Weir’s spellbinding novel The Martian.  One of few books that really is unputdownable once it has you in its grip.  It’s coming out as a film soon and we’ve just seen

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Creative Arts Film Review: Student Shorts at No. 6 on Thursday 28th May

Last night was a first for some of our Film Studies and Creative Writing final year students who saw five of their completed projects on the big screen at No. 6 Cinema in the Historic Dockyard. Three films explored the

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 18/05/15

I have to confess that I’m an infrequent cinema goer; the smell of popcorn and nachos is not for me.  However, I did make it to my local Cineworld to see The Grand Budapest Hotel, directed by Wes Anderson.  What

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New e-resources for you this Spring – arts

Some of the more important information resources arriving for the arts include archives for art,  architecture, fashion, and film.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 11/05/15

Cecil B. DeMille:  The art of the Hollywood epic by Cecilia DeMille Presley and Mark A Vieira I chose this book because I had the privilege to view it before we purchased it for the library.  I could barely pick

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 13/04/15

20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads by Jim Heimann (editor) and Alison A. Nieder (text) This week I chose a book on fashion; a subject I have not covered before.  During the 20th century, fashion evolved from being

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 27/03/15

The Seven Basic Plots: why we tell stories by Christopher Booker I chose this book as Creative Arts Book of the Week because I have stockpiled this title in my own library at home and if I don’t remind myself

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Film Industry Data on trial

Film Industry Data  is available on Available on campus until 09 April 2015. Information includes: 500 rankings each week since 2000 for the US, 1994 for the UK Unit sales in all formats – VHS, DVD and Blu Ray Full

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