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Andrew Spicer

Andrew Spicer is Reader in Cultural History at the Bristol School of Art, Media and Design, University of the West of England.  

He is the author of An Ambivalent Archetype: Masculinity, Performance and the New Zealand Films of Bruno Lawrence (2000), Typical Men: The Representation of Masculinity in Popular British Cinema (2001), Film Noir (2002), and Sydney Box (2006), and the editor of European Film Noir (2007). He has contributed to many collections and written for numerous journals including Journal of British Cinema and Television, Journal of Contemporary History, and Film Criticism. He has written extensively on masculinity, male stars and British cinema contributing to The British Cinema Book (1997; 2nd edition, 2001), British Crime Cinema (1999), The Family Way: The Boulting Brothers and British Film Culture (2000), British Stars and Stardom (2001), Films' Musical Moments (2006), and New Zealand Filmmakers (2007).