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Exploring afrofuturism: The last angel of history (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bould, M. (2014, November). Exploring afrofuturism: The last angel of history. Presented at Sci-Fi – Days of Fear and Wonder

Panel discussion of afrofuturism with Ashley Clarke, Anthony Joseph and Zoe Whitely at BFI’s Sci-Fi – Days of Fear and Wonder, BFI Southbank, 30 November 2014

Disability, monsters, utopia: Some lessons from Guillermo del Toro (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bould, M. (2014, November). Disability, monsters, utopia: Some lessons from Guillermo del Toro. Presented at Disability Studies/Science Fiction

This keynote address draws together material from disability studies, utopian studies and monster theory through the films of Guillermo del Toro.

What we owe to La Jetée (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bould, M. (2014, November). What we owe to La Jetée. Presented at Sci-Fi – Days of Fear and Wonder/Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival

Public lecture at BFI’s Sci-Fi – Days of Fear and Wonder/Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, The Watershed, Bristol, 11 November 2014

Post-noir: Getting back to business (2014)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2014). Post-noir: Getting back to business. In R. B. Palmer, & H. B. Pettey (Eds.), International NoirEdinburgh University Press

‘Post-noir’ is, like all noir labels, heavily contested; even the need for it is open to question. Drawing on Fredric Jameson, Anne McClintock, Jean-François Lyotard and Kwame Anthony Appiah, this essay examines several specific – and contradictory –... Read More about Post-noir: Getting back to business.

Visions of the future: African science fiction shorts (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bould, M. (2014, November). Visions of the future: African science fiction shorts. Presented at Africa in Motion

Discussion with Shola Amoo, Glasgow Film Theatre/Africa in Motion, 9 November 2014

Solaris (2014)
Book
Bould, M. (2014). Solaris. London: BFI Palgrave

Despite being one of Andrei Tarkovsky's most successful films, Solaris (1972) was the one he most disliked. This dismissal of his most generically marked film has often been accepted by those quick to embrace the image of Tarkovsky as a transcendent... Read More about Solaris.

It’s about time: Science fiction, cinema, Source Code (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bould, M. (2014, October). It’s about time: Science fiction, cinema, Source Code. Presented at Public lecture

Public lecture at Technical University of Liberec, the Czech Republic, 30 October 2014

Inner space (2014)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2014). Inner space. In J. Bell (Ed.), Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder - A BFI CompendiumSight & Sound

Critical overview of sf films exploring the destabilisation of human identity.

Film (2014)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2014). Film. In R. Latham (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Science FictionOxford University Press

A critical overview of critical-theoretical understandings of sf film, especially those promulgated by critics devoted to sf as a prose fiction form. It also considers adaptation, spectacle and special effects.

Introduction to The Year of the Sex Olympics (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Bould, M. (2014, October). Introduction to The Year of the Sex Olympics. Presented at Future Visions from Post-War Britain

Introduction to Nigel Kneale's sf television dramas. Part of Future Visions from Post-War Britain: Nigel Kneale, The Cube, 16 October 2014

Of eight oscillations and several messages carved in flesh: Spectacle, spectatorship, cognition, and affect in Dredd and Looper (2014)
Journal Article
Bould, M. (2014). Of eight oscillations and several messages carved in flesh: Spectacle, spectatorship, cognition, and affect in Dredd and Looper. Science Fiction Studies, 123,

Both popular and academic criticism tend to decry sf cinema’s commitment to spectacle and special effects as intellectually stultifying and thus politically narcotizing. This article challenges the class politics of taste and the crude models of inte... Read More about Of eight oscillations and several messages carved in flesh: Spectacle, spectatorship, cognition, and affect in Dredd and Looper.

Book review: Bigger on the inside, or maybe on the outside: Lindy Orthia, ed, Doctor Who and Race; Matt Hills, ed., New Dimensions of Doctor Who: Adventures in Space, Time and Television; Paul Booth, ed., Doctor Who: Fan Phenomena; and Iain MacRury and Mi (2014)
Journal Article
Bould, M. (2014). Book review: Bigger on the inside, or maybe on the outside: Lindy Orthia, ed, Doctor Who and Race; Matt Hills, ed., New Dimensions of Doctor Who: Adventures in Space, Time and Television; Paul Booth, ed., Doctor Who: Fan Phenomena; and Iain MacRury and Michael Rustin, The Inner World of Doctor Who: Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space. Science Fiction Film and Television, 7(2), 265-286. https://doi.org/10.3828/sfftv.2014.14

Review essay of four recent books on Doctor Who