Sweets and chocolate usually get a bad press – but compared to the diets of some of horror’s most recognisable creatures, which involve eating brains, blood and entrails – feasting on six Freddos suddenly becomes less problematic. But which Halloween monster has the best, or worst, eating habit? Especially for tomorrow, Loughborough University economist Dr […]
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Dr Andrew Dix is a lecturer in American Studies, whose areas of interest include African American culture, twentieth and twenty-first century US fiction, the literature and cinema of US sport, film adaptation, Hollywood stardom, and cinema and globalisation. Here he examines the powerful episode of Doctor Who that centered on Rosa Parks, an activist in […]
Andrew Dix, Lecturer in American Studies at Loughborough University, breaks down five Christmas films to watch during the festive period.
As the Rio Games get underway, Dr Andrew Dix discusses films from the 1930s to the present that touch on the ambiguities as well as the exhilarations of the Olympics.
Toby Miller, Director of the Institute for Media and Creative Industries at Loughborough University London, discusses how inequality links higher education, environmental activism, and Hollywood.
The Oscars should be a celebration of cinematic achievements, but this year the prestigious awards ceremony has become a symbol to many of deep rooted racism in the USA. Dr Brian Jarvis argues it is much more than just a red carpet problem.