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Richard McCulloch

Lecturer in Film and Cultural Studies, University of Huddersfield

Richard is Lecturer in Film and Cultural Studies at the University of Huddersfield, UK. His research looks at media audiences and reception, with a particular emphasis on questions of popularity and cultural value.

He is co-director of the World Star Wars Project -- a five-year study of Star Wars in the Disney era (2012-2019) -- and co-editor (with William Proctor) of The Scandinavian Invasion: The Nordic Noir Phenomenon and Beyond (Peter Lang, 2016).

The Loathing of Ron Burgundy: Anchorman and Consensus

I loathe <em>Anchorman</em>, and dislike the majority of Ferrell's work. Christmas for me has become an annual struggle to avoid watching <em>Elf</em>. These opinions have often been met with incredulity, and are frequently followed by a relentless barrage of 'hilarious' quotations from the film in question. Unsurprisingly, this only exacerbates how I feel.
01/04/2012 23:07 BST