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  • Barker, Martin (2008-06-25)
    This database contains all the responses (nearly 25,000) received to a questionnaire which was developed for use in the project, funded in the UK by the ESRC, to explore the launch and reception of The Lord of the Rings: ...
  • Barker, Martin (2006)
    How quick can a scary movie establish a devoted fan following that turns a desired cinematic object into a contemporary cult classic? Pretty quickly, judging by the reception trajectory of Ginger Snaps. Less than five years ...
  • Barker, Martin (2008-06)
    Hollywood in the 1990s was a complicated place, and source of films. As well as the tent-pole summer and Christmas blockbusters, and the array of genre or mixed-genre films, through its finance houses and distribution ...
  • Barker, Martin (British Board of Film Classification, 2008-06-23)
    This is a report on what can be learnt from our world dataset about viewers of The Lord of the Rings who were aged under 16. In this report, I draw both on the world set, and on the UK subset, sometimes drawing comparisons ...
  • Egan, Kate; Barker, Martin (2006-11)
    In a recent article, Sonia Livingstone has attempted to summarise some of the many problems, complexities and challenges which researchers face when conducting cross-cultural audience projects. This essay tells the story ...
  • Mathijs, Ernest; Barker, Martin (Walking Tree Publishers, 2007)
    Following the release in 2001 of the first film of Peter Jackson's adapted trilogy of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of The Ring, a wave of 'Ring Fever' swamped the world, with reprints of the novel, ...
  • Barker, Martin; Mathijs, Ernest (2005)
    It is widely recognized that students' vernacular engagements with a subject such as films can interfere with their willingness to make them an object of academic study. This essay reports the findings of a small action ...
  • Barker, Martin (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
    The process of translating works of literature to the silver screen is a rich field of study for both students and scholars of literature and cinema. The fourteen essays collected here provide an up-to-date survey of the ...
  • Barker, Martin (Manchester University Press, 2004)
    New Hollywood Violenceis a groundbreaking collection of essays devoted to an interrogation of various aspects, dimensions, and depictions of violence in New Hollywood filmmaking. 'New Hollywood' refers to the return to ...
  • Mathijs, Ernest; Barker, Martin (Peter Lang, 2008)
    How did audiences across the world respond to the films of The Lord of the Rings? This book presents findings from the largest film audience project ever undertaken, drawing from 25,000 questionnaire responses and a wide ...
  • Mathijs, Ernest; Barker, Martin (Peter Lang, 2008)
    How did audiences across the world respond to the films of The Lord of the Rings? This book presents findings from the largest film audience project ever undertaken, drawing from 25,000 questionnaire responses and a wide ...

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