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Death at the Drive-Thru: Fast Food Betrayal in Bad Taste and Poultrygeist

Cynthia J. Miller

Cynthia J. Miller is a Scholar-in-Residence at Emerson College, USA, and a cultural anthropologist specializing in popular culture and visual media. She serves on the board of the National Popular Culture/American Culture Association, and is Treasurer and Governing Board member of the International Association for Media and History, as well as Director of Communication for the Center for the Study of Film and History. She also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Popular Television. She is the winner of the James Welsh Prize for lifetime achievement in adaptation studies and the Peter C. Rollins prize for a book-length work in popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Mario Cortini and Philip Nutman, “Profile: Peter Jackson: Master of Bad Taste,” Gorezone 5 (January 1989): 20.In 1976, the first McDonald’s arrived in New Zealand, beginning a gradual shift in the nation’s food consumption emphasis from...

Where White Men Dream Out Loud: Robert Altman’s West

Cynthia J. Miller

Cynthia J. Miller is a Scholar-in-Residence at Emerson College, USA, and a cultural anthropologist specializing in popular culture and visual media. She serves on the board of the National Popular Culture/American Culture Association, and is Treasurer and Governing Board member of the International Association for Media and History, as well as Director of Communication for the Center for the Study of Film and History. She also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Popular Television. She is the winner of the James Welsh Prize for lifetime achievement in adaptation studies and the Peter C. Rollins prize for a book-length work in popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reframing Cult Westerns : From The Magnificent Seven to The Hateful Eight

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... with a grubby miserableness we tend to call ‘realistic’” (2003: 19). Critic J. Hoberman agrees, but reads the film more as a product of its era than of the region’s history, describing the setting not only as “provocatively naturalistic”...

Academy Award-Winning Actor

Cynthia Baron

Cynthia Baron is Professor of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State University, USA. She is co-author of Reframing Screen Performance and Appetites and Anxieties, co-editor of More Than a Method and editor of The Projector Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Denzel Washington

British Film Institute, 2015

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... with the corrupt officials (played by Tom Berenger, Harris Yulin and Raymond J. Barry), Washington’s performance not only confirms that their immorality is the ultimate source of the problem, it also reveals that Alonzo has patterned his actions...

Introduction

Cynthia J. Miller

Cynthia J. Miller is a Scholar-in-Residence at Emerson College, USA, and a cultural anthropologist specializing in popular culture and visual media. She serves on the board of the National Popular Culture/American Culture Association, and is Treasurer and Governing Board member of the International Association for Media and History, as well as Director of Communication for the Center for the Study of Film and History. She also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Popular Television. She is the winner of the James Welsh Prize for lifetime achievement in adaptation studies and the Peter C. Rollins prize for a book-length work in popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bowdoin A. Van Riper

Bowdoin A. Van Riper

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What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... on the ghastly consequences of failing, at the wrong moment, to pay attention to those instincts. It begins with “Death at the Drive-Thru,” Cynthia J. Miller’s chapter on two cult films that mock our collective willingness to trade quality...

From Gourmet to Gore: Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Delicatessen

Karen A. Ritzenhoff

Karen A. Ritzenhoff

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Cynthia J. Miller

Cynthia J. Miller is a Scholar-in-Residence at Emerson College, USA, and a cultural anthropologist specializing in popular culture and visual media. She serves on the board of the National Popular Culture/American Culture Association, and is Treasurer and Governing Board member of the International Association for Media and History, as well as Director of Communication for the Center for the Study of Film and History. She also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Popular Television. She is the winner of the James Welsh Prize for lifetime achievement in adaptation studies and the Peter C. Rollins prize for a book-length work in popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Deathfugue (“Todesfuge”) by Paul Celan, translated by Michael Hamburger.In 1945, the Romanian-born Jewish writer Paul Celan wrote the “Death Fugue” (published as “Todesfuge” in German), using food imagery to depict the horrors of the death...