Description - Contemporary British Cinema by James Leggott
This volume offers a detailed and comprehensive analysis of British film culture from 1997 to the present. Using a wide range of films from the Blair era and beyond as case studies--from from Notting Hill (1999) and Billy Elliot (2000) to 28 Days Later (2002) and The Queen (2006)--it examines the ways in which recent British filmmaking might be regarded as distinctive, relevant and successful.
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Author Biography - James Leggott
James Leggott is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at Northumbria University. He has published on various aspects of British film and television culture, and is a contributor to The Trouble With Men: Masculinities in European and Hollywood Cinema (2004).