Dr Richard Rushton

Senior Lecturer

Current Teaching

I currently teach on the following courses:

LICA150: Introduction to Film

LICA250: Documentary Cultures

LICA251: Global Cinema

LICA354: Ideology and Politics in the Cinema

LICA350: Film Theory

LICA252: Film, Modernism and the Avant-Garde

Cinema and History (MA course)

Review of Hamish Ford, Post-War Modernist Cinema and Philosophy
Rushton, R.J. 10/2016 In: Film-Philosophy. 20, 2-3, 3 p.
Book/Film/Article review

What ever happened to Hollywood?
Bettinson, G.J., Rushton, R.J. 1/05/2016 In: Cineaction. 98, p. 25-34. 10 p.
Journal article

In this world, not above it
Rushton, R.J. 01/2016 In: Film Criticism. 40, 1
Journal article

Suture and Gus Van Sant's Milk
Rushton, R.J. 2016 In: Psychoanalysis and the Unrepresentable. Abingdon : Routledge p. 203-216. 14 p. ISBN: 9781138954984.
Chapter

Film theory
Rushton, R.J. 7/05/2015 In: Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory. 23, 1, p. 233-247. 15 p.
Journal article

Angelopoulos and the time-image
Rushton, R.J. 2015 In: The cinema of Theo Angelopoulos. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press p. 235-248. 14 p. ISBN: 9780748697953.
Chapter

Cinematic judgment and universal communicability: on Benjamin and Kant with Metz
Rushton, R. 04/2014 In: A critique of judgment in film and television. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 202-218. 17 p. ISBN: 9781137014177. Electronic ISBN: 9781137014191.
Chapter

Cavell and the politics of cinema: on Marie Antoinette
Rushton, R. 2014 In: Film-Philosophy. 18, p. 110-127. 18 p.
Journal article

Empathic projection in the films of the Dardenne brothers
Rushton, R. 2014 In: Screen. 55, 3, p. 303-316. 14 p.
Journal article

Film theory
Rushton, R. 2014 In: Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory. 22, 1, p. 64-82. 19 p.
Journal article

Equality before the law in Spielberg's Lincoln
Bettinson, G., Rushton, R. 30/11/2013 In: Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media. 55
Journal article

The politics of Hollywood cinema: popular film and contemporary political theory
Rushton, R. 10/2013 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 248 p. ISBN: 9780230244580.
Book

Film theory
Rushton, R. 19/06/2013 In: Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory. 21, 1, p. 274-290. 17 p.
Journal article

From Christian Metz to Life of Pi: thoughts on ideology and cinema
Rushton, R. 2013 In: Screening the Past: An International Electronic Journal of Visual Media and History. 38
Journal article

Theatricality at The Zero Hour
Rushton, R.J. 2013 In: Theatricalising cinema. Live at LICA p. 17-21. 5 p. ISBN: 9781862203082.
Chapter

Cinema After Deleuze
Rushton, R. 2012 London : Continuum. 174 p. ISBN: 9781441163387.
Book

The Rebirth of the World: Cinema According to Baz Luhrmann
Rushton, R. 2012 In: Deleuze and Film. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press p. 71-87. 17 p. ISBN: 0748641203 .
Chapter

A Deleuzian Imaginary: the films of Jean Renoir
Rushton, R. 07/2011 In: Deleuze Studies. 5, 2, p. 241-260. 20 p.
Journal article

Post-Classical Hollywood Realism and Ideological Reality
Rushton, R. 2011 In: Cinephile. 7, 2, p. 15-21. 7 p.
Journal article

The reality of film: theories of filmic reality
Rushton, R. 2011 Manchester : Manchester University Press. 218 p. ISBN: 9780719082689.
Book

Acknowledgement and Unknown Women : The Films of Catherine Breillat.
Rushton, R. 01/2010 In: Journal for Cultural Research. 14, 1, p. 85-101. 17 p.
Journal article

What is Film Theory? An Introduction to Contemporary Debates
Rushton, R., Bettinson, G. 2010 Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill: Open University Press. 211 p. ISBN: 9780335234233.
Book

Christian Metz
Rushton, R. 2009 In: Film, theory and philosophy: the key thinkers. Durham : Acumen p. 266-275. 10 p. ISBN: 9781844651849.
Chapter

Deleuzian spectatorship.
Rushton, R. 2009 In: Screen. 50, 1, p. 45-53. 9 p.
Journal article

Passions and Actions : Deleuze's Cinematographic Cogito.
Rushton, R. 12/2008 In: Deleuze Studies. 2, 2, p. 121-139. 19 p.
Journal article

Review of Filmosophy by Daniel Frampton and The Real Gaze: Film Theory after Lacan by Todd McGowan
Rushton, R. 2008 In: Screen. 49, 2, 6 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Three modes of terror: transcendence, submission, incorporation
Rushton, R. 09/2007 In: Nottingham French Studies. 46, 3, p. 109-120. 12 p.
Journal article

Douglas Sirk's Theatres of Imitation.
Rushton, R. 19/06/2007 In: Screening the Past: An International Electronic Journal of Visual Media and History. 21
Journal article

Absorption and theatricality in the cinema : some thoughts on narrative and spectacle.
Rushton, R. 03/2007 In: Screen. 48, 1, p. 109-112. 4 p.
Journal article

The new film studies and the decline of critique
Rushton, R. 2007 In: Cineaction. 72, p. 2-7. 6 p.
Journal article

The perversion of The Silence of the Lambs and the dilemma of The Searchers: on psychoanalytic 'reading'.
Rushton, R.J. 1/09/2005 In: Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society. 10, 3, p. 252-268. 17 p.
Journal article

Review of Deleuze on Cinema by Ronald Bogue and The Matrix of Visual Culture: Working with Deleuze in Film Theory by Patricia Pisters
Rushton, R. 2005 In: Screen. 46, 2, 6 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Response to Mark B. N. Hansen's "Affect as medium, or the 'digital-facial-image'"
Rushton, R. 12/2004 In: Journal of Visual Culture. 3, 3, p. 353-357. 5 p.
Journal article

Early, classical and modern cinema : absorption and theatricality.
Rushton, R. 09/2004 In: Screen. 45, 3, p. 226-244. 19 p.
Journal article

The psychoanalytic structure of trauma: Spellbound
Rushton, R. 2004 In: Journal for Cultural Research. 8, 3, p. 371-384. 14 p.
Journal article

Filmic realization
Rushton, R. 2003 In: Journal for Cultural Research. 7, 1, p. 85-95. 11 p.
Journal article

Cinema's double: some reflections on Metz.
Rushton, R.J. 1/09/2002 In: Screen. 43, 2, p. 107-118. 12 p.
Journal article

What can a face do? On Deleuze and faces.
Rushton, R.J. 1/05/2002 In: Cultural Critique. 51, 1, p. 219-237. 19 p.
Journal article

Capital women: review of Profit and Pleasure by Rosemary Hennessy and Living up to the Ads by Simone Weil Davis
Rushton, R. 2002 In: Theory and Event. 6, 1
Book/Film/Article review

Narrative and spectacle in Gladiator
Rushton, R. 2002 In: Cineaction. 51
Journal article

Reading 'Three Colours Blue'
Rushton, R. 11/2000 In: Senses of Cinema. 10
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