Catherine O’Brien is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies and French. Her research has encompassed two main areas: the First World War in popular culture; and intersections between film and religion. Her recent publications include a monograph on cinematic representations of the Virgin Mary entitled The Celluloid Madonna (Wallflower Press, 2011); articles on the films I Confess (Alfred Hitchcock, 1953) and In Bruges (Martin McDonagh, 2008); and she has just completed book chapters on ‘Women in the cinematic gospels’, and Satan in the cinema. She is currently writing a book on Martin Scorsese entitled Martin Scorsese’s Divine Comedy to be published by Bloomsbury.

Details of her publications can be found in the Kingston Research Repository here