ANALYSIS: Broken Highway

In this article for Senses of Cinema, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and I explore Laurie McInnes’ 1993 film, Broken Highway. In addition to tracing the film’s production history and the initial critical response, we examine various key themes and motifs present throughout the work. Into the Light: Hope, Despair and Haunted Doubles in Laurie McInnes’s Broken Highway […]


In this piece written for Overland, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and I examine issues of racial politics, cinematic representation and their relationship to the horror genre in writer-director Jordan Peele’s debut feature Get Out. Get Out and the Horror of Representation (link to article)

PODCAST: Plato’s Cave – 14th December

The Plato’s Cave team look back across the year and discuss their favourite theatrically released films of 2015. With Josh Nelson, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Cerise Howard and Thomas Caldwell. Plato’s Cave – 14th December (.mp3)