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Dr James Aston

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James Aston

Senior Lecturer/ Programme Director for Film Studies

Biography James Aston's principal research interest lies in the field of extreme horror.

He has published numerous articles in this research area including co-editing To See the Saw Movies: Essays on Torture Porn and Post-9/11 Horror.

He has also written a monograph on the horror filmmakers Fred Vogel, Shane Ryan, and Lucifer Valentine, entitled Hardcore Horror Cinema in the 21st Century: Production, Marketing, and Consumption (McFarland, 2018)