Monthly Archives: December 2011

10 for ’11: Films

This is, perhaps inevitably, a work in progress. I saw just under 100 films in 2011, of which about 40 were new releases. I managed to see quite a few of the films that have populated the glut of year-end … Continue reading






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Returning soon to Forecast Centre

Apologies for the radio silence. I’ve been on a bit of a holiday from Forecast Centre, but will return in just a few days. The usual, and obligatory, year-end round-ups will follow then.






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Trademark Ribbons of Gold

For those in the neighborhood, I’m presenting next Wednesday at the University of Salford in Manchester as part of the School of Media, Music, and Performance‘s Speaker Series. Further details here. It is a paper I’ve been working on throughout … Continue reading






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