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...Street. Day. Posner, a seventeen-year-old boy, is cycling towards school, headphones on, listening to some Ivor Novello (‘I can give you the moon’, say). It is summer, mid-1980s. He stops outside a church, where...

The Opera Virgins Project: Operatic Event Cinema as a New Cultural Experience

Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The ten-year anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera House’s first live cinema broadcast presents a suitable milestone for assessing the maturation of operatic event cinema, which has developed into a distinct art form with particular...

Accident (1965)

Directed by

 Joseph Losey

Written by

Harold Pinter

Screenplay

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...The House. Night. Summer. Long shot. The camera is still, looking at the house from outside the gate, up the short curved drive, across the circular gravel court. In a meadow behind the house, dim shapes of animals. The camera moves slowly...
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...Will’s car. King’s Cross. Day Will and Liv drive. There is an awkward silence between them. The atmosphere is charged. Will voice-over When do you stop looking at each other...
...In September 2010, Secret Cinema founder Fabien Riggall explained the growing popularity of immersive film events in the following terms:Secret Cinema is a British company that specializes in ‘immersive’ cinema events. Previous examples...
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...Large House In St John's Wood, London. Summer Day. Present Day. Bonnet of a Jaguar foreground. Jo is standing at the window, looking out. Reflected in the window pane demolition of buildings, tall skeletons of new constructions...

The Servant (1963)

Directed by

Joseph Losey

Written by

Harold Pinter

Screenplay

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...Knightsbridge Square. October. Day. A quiet square off Knightsbridge. Winter sun. Bare trees. Numerous parked cars. At the far side of the square Barrett appears. From high, see him approach. He stops at the kerb. Cars pass. He crosses...

“Mrs. Langtry Seems to Be on the Way to a Fortune”

In the Limelight and Under the Microscope : Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Moonshine June 23, 1888, 290.THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART’S 1878 ANNUAL EXHIBITION attracted thousands of visitors to London’s Piccadilly. Amid the estimated 1,200 exhibits on display at Burlington House, three portraits of a young woman from...

“Who Are You?”

Ximena C. Gallardo

C. Jason Smith is Assistant Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College-CUNY. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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C. Jason Smith

A native of Chile, Ximena Gallardo-C. graduated with a Ph.D. in English from Louisiana State University. She lives in New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alien Woman : The Making of Lt. Ellen Ripley

Continuum, 2004

Book chapter

...Buffy the Vampire Slayer Meets City of Lost Children One gets the sense that Alien Resurrection is the concoction of a bartender gone mad: a crossbred, cultural cocktail of postmodern reference running in a high-speed blender—with ice...

Literature-to-Film Adaptation Analysis: Charting Some New Territory

Mary H. Snyder

Mary H. Snyder teaches introductory to advanced writing, literature, gender studies, and film adaptation courses at the college level. In addition to her creative and nonfiction writing pursuits, she maintains scholarly interests in British and women's literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations : A Novelist’s Exploration and Guide

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...So, how does one teach students to analyze lit-to-film adaptations? It’s important to me that there are some mechanisms in place to rely on for analyzing lit-to-film adaptations. If my novel were made into a film, I would want to know...