Bruce Bennett is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies in the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts at Lancaster University, UK. He is the author of The Cinema of Michael Winterbottom: Borders, Intimacy, Terror (Columbia University Press, 2014), and co-editor of Cinema and Technology: Cultures, Theories, Practices (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). He has published articles and book chapters on 3D cinema, Michael Bay, James Cameron and Hollywood blockbusters, transnational film, economics and film theory, the mediation of the War on Terror, photography and celebrity culture. He is currently working on a Leverhulme Trust-funded project on the cinematic history of cycling, and co-editing the forthcoming collection Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy (Routledge, 2016).
- What is aspiration? (25 Aug 2015)
- Against Aspiration (26 Aug 2015)