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Mehboob’s AAN (1952) – Indian Cinema’s entry into Europe

This latest piece on Aan is part of an on going series of tentative writings and research on the films of Mehboob Khan – earlier posts have focused on Roti … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

KNIGHTRIDERS (George Romero, 1981, US) – Knights of the Realm

George Romero’s reputation as a director is predicated on the Dead films. Although this may sound like a resolutely conventional introduction to Romero, this is an observation which has been … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment


UK-based Film Scholar and PhD Researcher (Indian Parallel Cinema) at The University of Manchester (AHRC 2015).

Previously Head of Film (2003 – 2016) at Aquinas College, Stockport.


LATEST PUBLICATION: ROBOCOP (Auteur/Columbia University Press, 2018)

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