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Being John Malkovich: The Disappearing Lead Actor

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

Book chapter

...Upon initial viewing, this 1999 independent film seems a complete break from traditional storytelling, described by critics variously as “weird to the max,” “different from anything that came before it,” and “wonderful and inspired...

Conclusion: Psychoanalytic film theory today

Todd McGowan

Todd McGowan is Associate Professor of Film at the University of Vermont, US. He is the author of The Fictional Christopher Nolan (2012), Out of Time: Desire in Atemporal Cinema (2011), The Impossible David Lynch (2007), The Real Gaze: Film Theory After Lacan (2007), and other books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psychoanalytic Film Theory and The Rules of the Game

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...We watch films because in some way they arouse our desire. Trailers exist in order to entice us to spend our time with a film that promises to speak to us on the level of desire. The masterpieces of the cinema are the works that stimulate...

North by Northwest: 1,700 Miles in Nine Sequences

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

Book chapter

...All writers should be aware of the profound distinction between a story (narrative) and the telling of a story (narration). A single story can be told any number of different ways, primarily by manipulating what the audience knows and when...

Toward Post-Celluloid Adaptation

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

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...In his book The Language of New Media, Lev Manovich discusses new media in relation to the history of visual media such as cinema and illustrates how new and old forms work together in order to shape new narrative modes and aesthetics...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Midpoint Reversal

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...This shattering 1975 winner of five Academy Awards is powered primarily by the tool of dramatic tension—the desire of one character, R. P. McMurphy, to beat the system to avoid labor at the work farm. McMurphy runs into some substantial...

From Shadows to Excess: New Media Hollywood and the Digitizing of Gothic Monsters in Van Helsing

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

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...Count Dracula, an undead host, and Frankenstein's monster, a precursor to the cyborg, ensured that the notorious lines “I bid you welcome” (Dracula, Tod Browning, 1931) and “It's alive” (Frankenstein, James Whale, 1931) will be repeated...

Introduction

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

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...The starting point of this study can be traced back to inexhaustible journeys that were and still are directly related to what I usually do to fulfill the demands of being a film scholar interested in contemporary cinematic form and style...

Introduction

Sarah Atkinson

Sarah Atkinson is Principal Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Brighton, UK, and an audio-visual arts practitioner undertaking explorations into new forms of fictional and dramatic storytelling in visual and sonic media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond the Screen : Emerging Cinema and Engaging Audiences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Emerging cinema André Bazin, 1967André Bazin, ‘The Myth of Total Cinema’, in What Is Cinema, 2 Volumes, ed. Hugh Gray (California: University of California Press, 1967).Cinema has not yet been invented! Cinema is and always has been...

Toy Story: Firing on All Eight

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...Arriving in theaters in late 1995, Toy Story was acclaimed as a breakthrough for its use of computer-generated animation, and proved to be a major commercial success. But its success was not due solely to the technology behind...

The Fellowship of the Ring: The Shotgun Approach

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

Book chapter

...In bringing The Fellowship of the Ring to the screen, the filmmakers faced two difficult problems at the outset: a large “installed base” of devoted fans who had read J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy and thus had...