Some Popcorn and a Movie, 12 Dec 2012 @ University of Hull

In Western Europe, church attendence is in decline, while people flock to the movie theatre to experience grand narratives of good and evil in blockbusters like The Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter.This lecture will look at popular Hollywood films and argue that going to the movies is not just fun but that engaging with the art form “film” we can learn something about ourselves.