JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Oil drilling and the search for the “golden shrimp”: the myth of interdependence in oil drilling films

 

 

Robin Murray

Robin Murray is professor of English at Eastern Illinois University, where she coordinates the film studies minor and teaches film, literature, and pedagogy courses. She and Joe Heumann published Ecology and Popular Film: Cinema on the Edge in 2009 (SUNY Presss). Their second book, "That's All Folks"?: Ecocritical Readings of American Animated Features is forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press.