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MediaMagazine 37

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  • The Ps in Production: Product and Productivity
  • In Defence of Media 2.0 or How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Being a Geek
  • Movie Budgets: Where Does All the Money Go?
  • Cash-Strapped Creatives
  • Producing Private Ryan: the Story of an Epic-Opening Sequence
  • Family Guy: an Institutional Case Study
  • Getting into trouble with Bonnie and Clyde
  • Freaks: the History of Cinema’s Greatest Sideshow
  • Crime Doesn’t Pay - or Does it? Kubrick’s The Killing and Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven
  • Dealing with MEST 2
  • Martin Pope: a Producer’s Life
  • Wedding-watching: the Production of a Royal Spectacle
  • Horror and Heroics: the Cinema of September 11th
  • Moving on Up: Studying Production in Higher Education
  • How to Make a Good Online Portfolio
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MediaMagazine 36

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  • Comments Please
  • A Match Made in Heaven Onscreen representations of Sherlock Holmes
  • Partners in Crime: Collaboration in Television Crime Drama
  • Music and Politics
  • Celebrity Endorsement: a Collaboration Made in Heaven
  • Food, Fame, Chefs and Celebrity: Genre and Collaboration
  • Collaboration or Exploitation
  • The Curious Collaboration of David Fincher and Brad Pitt
  • Quid Pro Quo: Visiting Doctor Lecter
  • Indy versus Indie: Contrasting Collaborations between Audience, Industry and Text
  • Prince in Print: the Collaboration Between Biographer and Musician
  • Marty, Bob and Leo: the Changing Nature of Masculinity
  • Cross-platform Storytelling
  • Lady Gaga: Mistress of Convergence
  • Regulating the Press-pack: Right to Reply
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MediaMagazine 35

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  • Strictly cultural
  • A Very British Doctor
  • Ghetto Culture
  • From ‘The Unforgettable Fire’ to Arcade Fire: 25 Years Of Change In The Music Business 1985-2010
  • New Wave Culture Changing identities and the language of style
  • Looking Back at 50 years of Breathless
  • Culture and the Burka aka Why I hate Sex and the City 2
  • Culture or Culchure? Who decides what’s best?
  • Royal with cheese Quentin Tarantino and the blood-letting of culture
  • Hipsterism for dummies Milestone Movies in Youth Culture
  • Horror Monsters
  • Frozen Licence Fees and the Culture of the BBC
  • Where everyman knows your name - 21st Century culture of Independent Cinemas
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MediaMagazine 34

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  • Do We Have to Live Like This? The Concept of Change in Media Studies
  • Agent of Change: The Documentaries of Michael Moore
  • Barbarity and the Beast: The BBFC in Modern Britain
  • Change Ain’t What it Used to be - Mysteries of the Reboot!
  • Evolving Technologies: Changes in Audiences and Consumption
  • Changes in the Music Industry: From Labels to Laptops
  • From ‘The Unforgettable Fire’ to Arcade Fire: 25 Years Of Change In The Music Business 1985-2010
  • Have Your Say: How is Internet Comment(ing) Changing the News Media?
  • It’s TV, But Not as We Know it: The Rise and Rise of American Quality Television
  • The Monarchy, Television and British Identity: A Reign of Change
  • Primal Fear: The Cinematic Scare in Transition
  • Fac(ebook)ing the Changes
  • Celebrity Tweets: Twitter and the Changing Face of Stardom
  • Context and the City: Changing Representations of New York
  • The Magazine Industry in the Digital Age
  • Glee: a Postmodern Approach
  • The Skillset Solution
  • Media Investigation and Production: Getting Started with WJEC A2 Coursework
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MediaMagazine 33

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  • Getting the most out of the small-scale Film Studies research project
  • Surrealist cinema: consciousness and creativity in film
  • Technology & creativity: curse or cure?
  • Creative film-making for the creatively challenged
  • Stop-motion - start creating!
  • Hitchcock - auteur and creator
  • Jacques the lad - Jacques Audiard
  • Meet the creatives: an interview with Lee Cleary
  • Meet the creatives: an interview with Ben Palmer
  • Capture the objective: postmodernism, creativity and Call of Duty
  • Come Dine With Me
  • Creativity and genre in TV crime drama
  • Glee
  • Eternal sunshine of the creative mind - director Charlie Kaufman
  • Backwards and flash-forwards
  • Can analysis be creative?
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MediaMagazine 32

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  • Film in South Africa
  • A short history of humour
  • Getting serious about the comedy film
  • Eminem: hip-hop’s Lord of Misrule
  • Lost in translation: the transatlantic travels of sitcom
  • TV sketch shows
  • Snorting Barley - postmodernism, Charlie Brooker and Nathan Barley
  • The comedy of Lily Allen
  • Ha ha ha ha - can postmodernism make us laugh?
  • Misfits
  • Too much information: Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
  • Red Dwarf - back to earth with a bang or whimper?
  • Little Miss Sunshine - dark humour, obsession and the American Dream
  • Psychoville and cult TV
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MediaMagazine 31

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  • From the Dawn of Man to Dawn of the Dead and Beyond: a Fantasy Film Timeline
  • Dating the Dead: Our Love Affair with the Paranormal
  • From Angel to Bill: The Decade-Long Evolution of TV Vampires
  • Revisioning the Vampire: Letting the Right One In
  • Understanding fantasy - an examiner’s perspective
  • The Legacy of Metropolis
  • Jaws vs Alien: Dental Nightmares
  • District 9: Not So Alien After All
  • Looking for Eric: Fantasy Meets Social Realism
  • Blindness: That’s Entertainment?
  • Heroes for All Time: The Eternal Appeal of the Superhero
  • Superheroes: the Impact of 9/11
  • Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, and Vertigo - the HBO of Comics
  • Dexter: 21st-Century Hero for a 21st-Century Audience
  • Reading the Apocalypse
  • Music in Horror
  • Cross-media Fantasy: Harper’s Island and Harper’s Globe
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MediaMagazine 30

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  • The real world of the newspaper industry: the Guardian online
  • Reality bites: documentary in the 21st century
  • Reality TV: an interview with Annette Hill
  • The context of conflict: media representations of war
  • Goody and Boyle: a tale of two (real) women
  • Watching you, watching me: breaking cinema’s 4th wall
  • Diary of a freaky eater
  • Postmodern or past it? Masculinity and Top Gear
  • Truth and realism in Steven Spielberg’s Amistad
  • Desperate Romantics: modernising the classic mini-series
  • E Pluribus Unum: political reality and The West Wing
  • Is this real? The horror mockumentary
  • Faking it: a guide to the American simulacrum
  • Is reality becoming more real? The rise and rise of UGC
  • Hyper-reality and the Digital Renaissance
  • Xtreme reality: a sadistic future?
  • The acceptable face of torture? The case for classification