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Dr Paul Gormley

Principal Lecturer in Film

Moving Image Research Centre, School of Arts and Digital Industries

  • EB 1.22, Docklands Campus
    School of Arts and Digital Industries (ADI)
    University of East London
    Docklands Campus
    E16 2RD
  • +442082232936


    Research interests in contemporary film theory, popular culture, Hollywood Film, ethnicity and film, affect and film


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    The New-Brutality Film: Race and Affect In Contemporary Hollywood Cinema 

    Gormley, P. 2005. Intellect/University of Chicago. 229pp.

    "The Affective City: Urban Black Bodies and Milieu in Menace II Society and Pulp Fiction" in Screening the City 

    Fitzmaurice, T & Shiel, M . 2003. Verso. 180-97.

    "Trashing Whiteness: Pulp Fiction, Se7en, Strange Days and Articulating Affect in Angelaki: A Theoretical Journal of the Humanities 

    Beasley - Murray, J & Moreiras, A. April 2001. Routledge. 155-171.

    "Crash and the City" in darkmatter

    Sharma, S & Sharma A. 2007. online.

    "“The American Crime Film and the Aesthetics of Powerlessness” 
     in Directory of World Cinema: American Independent 1 

    Berra, J. 2010. Intellect/University of Chicago. 104-108.

    Discovering Sherry/Jerez (film)

    Gormley, P. 2010. Serie Fondo Documental Ministerio de Medio Ambiente Y Medio Rural Y Marino.

    "In the Mood for Love and the "Secret" of Affect" in The Cine-Files: Special Edition on Cinematic Affect Spring 2016

    Ann Rutherford. Spring 2016. Savannah College of Art. online.

    "Blowing Up the War Film: Powerlessness and the Crisis of the Action-Image in The Hurt Locker and Inglourious Basterds"

    Hendrick, J. forthcoming 2017. Blackwell/Wiley.



    Contemporary film and cultural theory
    Cinema and affect



    Film Analysis
    Film History
    Cinemas of Affect
    Critical Theory