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Material cultures of television (2019)
Journal Article
Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2019). Material cultures of television. Journal of Popular Television, 7(2), 121-125. https://doi.org/10.1386/jptv.7.2.121_2

Research indicates that deaf children can have marked social difficulties compared with their hearing peers. Factors that influence these social interactions need to be reviewed to inform interventions. A systematic search of 5 key databases and 3 sp... Read More

Television style/stylish television: Mad Men, television, and the fashioning of the self (2019)
Journal Article
Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2019). Television style/stylish television: Mad Men, television, and the fashioning of the self. Journal of Popular Television, 7(2), 217-234. https://doi.org/10.1386/jptv.7.2.217_1

Mad Men utilises television, quotes, and contemplates and negotiates its role to the extent that the show is also about television, mediating it as diegetic and non-diegetic, within and without, deliberately returning to the medium’s early days in me... Read More

Hardcore horror cinema in the 21st century: Production, marketing and consumption (2018)
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Aston, J. (2018). Hardcore horror cinema in the 21st century: Production, marketing and consumption. McFarland

Hardcore Horror Cinema in the 21st Century represents the first scholarly book of its kind. It addresses the exemplars of hardcore horror which are Fred Vogel's August Underground trilogy, Shane Ryan's Amateur Porn Star Killer series and Lucifer Vale... Read More

Re-thinking technology and its growing role in enabling patient empowerment (2018)
Journal Article
Akeel, A. U., & Mundy, D. (in press). Re-thinking technology and its growing role in enabling patient empowerment. Health Informatics Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/1460458217751013

The presence and increase of challenges to ehealth in today’s society have begun to generate doubts about the capability of technology in patient empowerment, especially within the frameworks supporting empowerment. Through the review of existing fra... Read More

Cartoons vs. manga movies : a brief history of anime in the UK (2017)
Journal Article
Hernández-Pérez, M., Corstorphine, K., & Stephens, D. (2017). Cartoons vs. manga movies : a brief history of anime in the UK. Mutual Images, 2(Winter), 5-43

This paper has as main objective to explore, adopting a historical and critical perspective, the release of film and anime TV in UK. This would be a first step towards the studio of the peculiar implementation of manganime Culture in Britain. Compare... Read More

Prunes and posses: Individuation and team cohesion in Silent Witness (2016)
Journal Article
Khorikian, A. (2016). Prunes and posses: Individuation and team cohesion in Silent Witness. Journal of British cinema and television, 13(3), 450-468. https://doi.org/10.3366/jbctv.2016.0329

© Edinburgh University Press. Silent Witness (BBC, 1996-) is a long-running and successful forensic crime drama. Although academic attention to the series has thus far focused on the iconic original protagonist Sam Ryan (Amanda Burton), an intriguing... Read More

Exploring approaches to the generation and representation of heritage artefacts in video game contexts (2016)
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Mundy, D., & Balela, M. S. (2016). Exploring approaches to the generation and representation of heritage artefacts in video game contexts. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 26(1), 99-112. https://doi.org/10.1177/1326365X16640347

© 2016, © 2016 University of Wollongong. Video games can allow players to explore environments, which are representative of, or contain elements of physical world cultures, for example, allowing a player to explore ancient Egypt in Pharaoh (Impressio... Read More

Television aesthetics, media and cultural studies and the contested realm of the social (2016)
Journal Article
Zborowski, J. (2016). Television aesthetics, media and cultural studies and the contested realm of the social. Critical studies in television, 11(1), 7-22. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749602015619632

This article seeks to intervene in the ‘television aesthetics’ versus ‘media and cultural studies’ debate. It argues that aesthetic evaluation does not necessarily rely upon bad textual others or result in canon construction. It engages with Bourdieu... Read More

Classical Hollywood cinema: Point of view and communication (2015)
Book
Zborowski, J. (2015). Classical Hollywood cinema: Point of view and communication. Manchester University Press

This book offers a new approach to filmic point of view by combining close analyses informed by the tools of narratology and philosophy with concepts derived from communication studies. Each chapter stages a conversation between two masterpieces of c... Read More

How time works in the Simpsons (2015)
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Gilboy, J., Davis, A. M., & Zborowski, J. (2015). How time works in the Simpsons. Animation : an interdisciplinary journal, 10(3), 175-188. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746847715602403

© The Author(s) 2015. This article uses two groups of case-study episodes to explore the complexities and perplexities that arise from the long-running use of a 'floating timeline' within The Simpsons. First, the conflicting representations of the yo... Read More

Victorians on screen: The nineteenth century on British television, 1994-2005 (2014)
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Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2014). Victorians on screen: The nineteenth century on British television, 1994-2005. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137316721

Victorians on Screen investigates the representation of the Victorian age on British television from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s. Structured around key areas of enquiry specific to British television, it avoids a narrow focus on genre by instead t... Read More

(G)hosting television: Ghostwatch and its medium (2014)
Journal Article
Steward, T., & Zborowski, J. (2014). (G)hosting television: Ghostwatch and its medium. Journal of British cinema and television, 11(2-3), 189-212. https://doi.org/10.3366/jbctv.2014.0203

This article’s subject is Ghostwatch (BBC, 1992), a drama broadcast on Halloween night of 1992 which adopted the rhetoric of live non-fiction programming, and attracted controversy and ultimately censure from the Broadcasting Standards Council. In wh... Read More

"I've never murdered anyone in my life. The decisions are up to them.": Ethical Guidance and Cultural Pessimism in the Saw Series (2012)
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Walliss, J., & Aston, J. (2012). "I've never murdered anyone in my life. The decisions are up to them.": Ethical Guidance and Cultural Pessimism in the Saw Series. Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, 24(3), 352-364. doi:10.1353/rpc.2012.0034

In this article we examine the ethical vision presented in the Saw series of films, focusing in particular how it represents a trend within popular culture post-9/11 towards increasing cultural pessimism. We will locate the Saw films within this cult... Read More

The (un) spectacle of the real: forwarding an active spectator in Michael Haneke's Le temps du loup/Time of the wolf (2003) (2010)
Journal Article
Aston, J. (2010). The (un) spectacle of the real: forwarding an active spectator in Michael Haneke's Le temps du loup/Time of the wolf (2003). Studies in European cinema, 7(2), 109-122. doi:10.1386/seci.7.2.109_1

The two central themes in the films of Michael Haneke, the fragmentation and brutality of interpersonal and societal relations and the notion of cinematic reality as an illusory construction, reach an apex in his 2003 film Le temps du Loup/Time of th... Read More