Newton Talks #3: Lee Kenny and The West Midlands on Screen, and Shaft (2019)

Episode 3,  Jul 16, 2019, 10:26 AM

In this episode I talk to journalist Lee Kenny about representations of the West Midlands on screen, including in Man Like Mobeen and Peaky Blinders. We also discuss the recent Netflix release, Shaft. And also move onto talking about the trajectory of 80s action franchises like The Terminator, Predator, and Die Hard.

Lee Kenny is a journalist brought up in the Midlands, who currently works in New Zealand. He has previously been a lecturer in Film, Media, and Journalism.