James Rovira’s Film Criticism Online

Casino Royale: Taking It in the Cojones for Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Subverting the Mechanisms of Control: Baudrillard, The Matrix Trilogy, and the Future of Religion” at the International Journal of Baudrillard Studies

“Baudrillard and Hollywood: Subverting the Mechanisms of Control and The Matrix.” This essay has been published on Baudrillard on the Web and the Tower of Babel, which has also published a Turkish translation

V for Vindictive” at Metaphilm

The Curse of the Were-Rabbit: Fear of a Vegan World” at Metaphilm

Finding Hulko: Secondary Colors” at Metaphilm

The Lion King: Hamlet and the Myth of Happy Vengeance” at Metaphilm

The Matrix Reloaded: A Film Review” at Riverwest Currents

Author: James Rovira

Dr. James Rovira is higher education professional with twenty years experience in the field in teaching, administration, and advising roles. He is also an interdisciplinary scholar and writer whose works include fiction, poetry, and scholarship exploring the intersections of literature and philosophy, literature and psychology, literary theory, and music and literature.. His books include Women in Rock/Women in Romanticism (in development), David Bowie and Romanticism (forthcoming 2022), Writing for College and Beyond (a first-year composition textbook (Lulu 2019)), Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History (Lexington Books 2019), Rock and Romanticism: Blake, Wordsworth, and Rock from Dylan to U2 (Lexington Books, 2018); Rock and Romanticism: Post-Punk, Goth, and Metal as Dark Romanticisms (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018); and Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety (Continuum/Bloomsbury, 2010). See his website at jamesrovira.com for details.

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