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The lady with the tutti-frutti hat

Review: Lisa Shaw Carmen Miranda London: BFI/Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. I recently reviewed the first three books in this series: Martin Shingler’s Star Studies: A Critical Guide, Ginette Vincendeau on Brigitte Bardot, Susan Smith on Elizabeth Taylor and Pam Cook’s Nicole … Continue reading

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Latin American “Third” Cinema and its Legacies

A two-day colloquium at the University of Oxford, 9th-10th March 2012, on “third” cinema, was both stimulating and varied.  What is “third” cinema?  The inverted commas were, no doubt a deliberate acknowledgement of the difficulties involved in using the word … Continue reading

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