Will Brooker is Professor of Film and Cultural Studies.

He has published widely on popular culture and its audiences, including the books Batman Unmasked, Using the Force, Alice’s Adventures, The Blade Runner Experience, the BFI volume on Star Wars and Hunting the Dark Knight. He was appointed as the first British editor of Cinema Journal, the publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, in 2012. His most recent research on David Bowie attracted international media interest and led to the book Forever Stardust (2017).