Jerome Christensen

Jerome Christensen is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, where he formerly taught film studies and Romantic literature. He is the author of four books on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature and philosophy as well as his most recent book, America’s Corporate Art: Studio Authorship of Hollywood Motion Pictures (Stanford University Press, 2012). He has published film-related essay-reviews in the Los Angeles Review of Books and is currently at work on an essay on Pedro Almodóvar’s The Skin I Live In and Pain and Glory and Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo. 


Old Fellas (on The Irishman, directed by Martin Scorsese)

The New York Times published an op-ed by Martin Scorsese on 4 November 2019, a few days after The Irishman, his eagerly awaited motion picture, had opened in restricted theatrical release and about three weeks before the film would become available exclusively for streaming on Netflix, the company that had put up the money for […]

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