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2007–18: Entertainment for Me

Thomas Leitch

Thomas Leitch is Professor of English at the University of Delaware, USA. His most recent books are Wikipedia U: Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age (2014) and The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The History of American Literature on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The decline of the literary adaptation Despite the box office success of The Bridges of Madison County and the continued domination of the Academy Awards by films whose screenplay was based on material that had originally been presented...

Game Adaptations

Kyle Meikle

Kyle Meikle is Assistant Professor of Communication and English at the University of Baltimore, USA, and Film Reviews Editor for Adaptation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptations in the Franchise Era : 2001–16

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Rose Da Silva, the intrepid protagonist of Christophe Gans’s Silent Hill (2006), spends much of the film’s first act in handcuffs. Moments after Rose reaches the titular ghost town in search of her missing daughter, a wary...

The Flexible Urban Imaginary: Postindustrial Cities in Inception, The Adjustment Bureau, and Doctor Strange

The City in American Cinema : Film and Postindustrial Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This work was made possible thanks to a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship (pf150084). I’m grateful to the academy for this opportunity. I would also like to thank the book editors, the anonymous peer reviewers, Hollie Price, and Alice...

The Astronaut's New Clothes: Naked in Space in Nude on the Moon, Barbarella, and Alien

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...I explained to Jerrie Cobb right at the start that it would be very difficult to integrate women into the space program. I told her quite frankly that it would mean special space suits …Dr. Durand, could you hand me a garment? … Would you...

Whose Story Is It Anyway?

Joan Ormrod

Joan Ormrod is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is the editor of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, co-author of Superheroes and Identities (2014) and has an extensive journals publication record. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wonder Woman : The Female Body and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...From 2011, DC rebooted and rationalized their entire universe – twice: first in 2011 with The New 52 and June 2016, in the Rebirth reboot. The New 52 story arc was prompted by the Flashpoint storyline in which the Flash attempted to change...

The Goddess, the Iron Maiden and the Sacralization of Consumerism

Joan Ormrod

Joan Ormrod is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is the editor of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, co-author of Superheroes and Identities (2014) and has an extensive journals publication record. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wonder Woman : The Female Body and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In 1987 Wonder Woman was rebooted as part of a wholesale rebooting of the DC Universe in the ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ story arc. Wonder Woman’s origin was rewritten by Greg Potter, Len Wein and George Pérez. Pérez initially pencilled...

Mastery (Sonic C’est Moi)

New Screen Media : Cinema/Art/Narrative

British Film Institute, 2002

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...Earlier versions of some sections of this essay were published in Leonardo, vol. 28 no. 5, 1995. Sonic’s World: Physics and Geometry In some recent video games (such as the Sega signature series – Sonic, Sonic 2, Sonic 3, and Sonic...

Captains America

Martin Flanagan

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Martin Flanagan is Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Salford, UK. His work studies the forms of contemporary Hollywood entertainment. As an author he has contributed to the New Review of Film and Television Studies and Scope, and the edited collections Web-Spinning Heroics (2012) and Film and Comic Books (2007). His monograph, Bakhtin and the Movies: New Ways of Understanding Hollywood Film (2009), explores and situates superheroic narratives within wider Hollywood generic traditions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mike McKenny

Mike McKenny has covered the UK festival sector and provided feature articles for Film and Festivals. As a film programmer, he led community cinema Miniciné to win the national (UK) award for Best Film Programming in 2012. His academic training in Film and Business Studies has fostered a keen focus and understanding of business environments as they specifically pertain to modern entertainment organisations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andy Livingstone

Andy Livingstone is a writer for Cinema 22 magazine and neophyte documentary filmmaker, working in Manchester’s independent cinema scene. Areas of focus in his academic program included transmedia and the marketing and genre placement of comic book adaptations, both of which subjects he considered in extended projects. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Marvel Studios Phenomenon : Inside a Transmedia Universe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Although paving the continuity road towards The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) was as interesting for the ways in which it differed from earlier Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films as for its similarities...

Thematic Approaches

Eric R. Williams

Eric R. Williams has written professionally for American Movie Classics, Workshop Productions, Universal Studios, Grateful Films, and Fox Interactive. His screenplays have been workshopped at the Film Independent Producers Lab in Los Angeles, and have won three prestigious awards: Best New Work from the Writers Guild of America, Award for Individual Excellence in Screenwriting from the Ohio Arts Council, and an Emmy Award for Interactive Media. Eric is the author of the Routledge Focus book The Screenwriters Taxonomy. He is also an award-winning educator and the inaugural director of the MFA in Communication Media Arts program at Ohio University where he teaches screenwriting and virtual reality production. Eric earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, and his MFA from Columbia University in New York City. You can learn more by visiting his website: www.WilliamsOnStory.com. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics : Techniques for Adapting Books, Comics, and Real-Life Stories into Screenplays

Focal Press, 2018

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... Thematic Approaches In 200–9, I had the pleasure of mentoring Michael Kortlander through his Honors tutorial thesis entitled Introducing the Literary Film: A Study of “Non- Recurring Phenomenon”—Unconventional Screenplays That Should...

Staying Home: Astronaut Wives and Domestic Engineering

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...If you think going to the Moon is hard, try staying home.Look, I don't remember the space program and I don't think about my marriage.But I called three of—in my view—three of the greatest ladies and most courageous ladies in the whole...