Centre for Modernism Studies

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Christopher Lee was one of the most iconic figures in horror cinema, writes Mark Steven.

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What do the Coen brothers stand for in US cinema today, asks Julian Murphet.

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Is the recently released LEGO movie the world's most expensive commercial, asks Julian Murphet. 

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman helped steer American cinema back to an emotional integrity it had lost, writes Julian Murphet.

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Jean Cocteau’s 1930 monodrama, La Voix Humaine, is melodramatic enough – but the play is toughened theatrically because the audience hears only one half of the conversation, writes Julian Murphet. 

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The international profile of Australian modernism research will be raised by a new centre at UNSW, led by Professor Julian Murphet.