Paper details:The word review may be a bit misleading — this essay is a critical analysis of a work [a film or an image or series of images] which represents London or uses it as a setting. The question that the essay should answer: how does this work represent London? So you might consider some or all of the following:

Which areas of London appear? Which are left out? How is movement from different areas managed?
Which Londoners appear? Natives? Immigrants? Tourists? Children? Old people?
What are the people doing?
How are the people feeling?
What features of everyday life appear? How is the weather? The traffic?
The reviews should be carefully written, revised, proofread, and presented. The language should be clear, correct, and idiomatic; the organization logical and easy to follow. The reviews should have references and a list of sources used. The analysis should show awareness and understanding of critical concepts and historical narratives presented in class, as well as evidence of original thought and independent research. Generalizations should be supported by specific examples from the work analyzed.

You will be able to revise this essay and resubmit it at the end of the term. But if you do not submit it now, you cannot submit a revised version later.

– List of films –

Richard III
Crossing Swords
Nicholas Nickleby
David Copperfield
Great Expectations
Little Dorrit
Lots of other Dickens
Lots of Sherlock Holmes
Lots of Dr Jeckyll and Mr Hyde
Lots of Fu Manchu
Bram Stoker’s Dracula
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Passport to Pimlico
Lavender Hill Mob
The Ladykillers
Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
Waterloo Road
Fires Were Started
Major Barbara

Musicals and cartoons
My Fair Lady
Half a Sixpence
101 Dalmatians
Muppets’ Christmas Carol
The Young Ones
Sid and Nancy
A Hard Day’s Night
Georgy Girl
Hope and Glory
Notting Hill
Withnail and I
84 Charing Cross Road
Love Actually
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Sliding Doors
Match Point
Truly Madly Deeply
Lots of James Bond
Lots of John le Carre
American Werewolf in London
Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Quatermass films
Lots of Harry Potter
28 Days Later
The Day the Earth Caught Fire
V for Vendetta
Mona Lisa
Almost anything directed by Mike Leigh
Breaking and Entering

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