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From Adaptation to Cinephilia: An Intertextual Odyssey

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cult Film as a Guide to Life : Fandom, Adaptation and Identity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... slight is ‘The Sentinel’ that it is pointless to judge the film (and comparative judgement seems the default option for adaptation studies) by its closeness to or betrayal of it; and indeed I am not aware of any critical articles that do...

Naughty!

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Trash Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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... and Swinging with the Finkels (2011) demonstrate that, whatever the aesthetic disaster of British sexploitation, it embodied a distinctively British take on sex still relevant and commercial today.See I. Q. Hunter, ‘From Window Cleaner...

Cult Adaptations

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cult Film as a Guide to Life : Fandom, Adaptation and Identity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... to be kept on board by presenting the film as a loving rendition by suitably devoted fans.I. Q. Hunter, ‘Post-classical Fantasy Cinema: The Lord of the Rings’, in The Cambridge Guide to Literature on Screen, ed. Deborah Cartmell and Imelda...

Moon Zero Two and Other Unearthly

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Trash Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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... the new realities of the nuclear age.I. Q. Hunter, ‘The Day the Earth Caught Fire’ in Hunter, British Science Fiction Cinema, pp. 99–112. The enemy was the bureaucratic Establishment of the emerging Welfare State (as in Quatermass 2); dangerous...

Beaver Las Vegas! A Fanboy’s Defence of Showgirls

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cult Film as a Guide to Life : Fandom, Adaptation and Identity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... the simultaneous triumphs of capitalism and trash culture, links it to ‘Dumb White Guy’ movies like Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1988), Forrest Gump (1994) and Beavis and Butthead Do America (1996). See I. Q. Hunter, ‘Capitalism Most Triumphant:...

British Trash Cinema

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Trash Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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...This film is quite blatantly directed at a certain type of audience which, unfortunately, does exist.Kine Weekly on ‘Secrets of Sex’, 28 February 1970.Kine Weekly on ‘Secrets of Sex’, 28 February 1970.I seldom go to see British films...

Zombies, Sleaze and Psychomania

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Trash Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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... leading and this was where society was going in trying to bring back capital punishment which the “Festival of Light” wanted to do at the time.’McGillivray, ‘“We Shall See”’, p. 17.McGillivray, ‘“We Shall See”’, p. 17.However, if I had...

What Fresh Hell is This?

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Trash Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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... in British cinema and perhaps in British culture itself. A few categories and a handful of their defining films I can deal with very briefly, in part because I have written about them elsewhere.See, for example, IQ Hunter, ‘My My How Did I Resist...

Taste the Blood of England

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Trash Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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... and a slew of opinionated websites.See David Pirie’s A New Heritage of Horror: The English Gothic Cinema (London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2008); Jonathan Rigby, English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema (London: Reynolds & Hearn, 2000)...

The Art of Trash

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Trash Cinema

British Film Institute, 2013

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... of the blurring of lines between art and exploitation that started in the 1950s.Matthew Sweet, Shepperton Babylon: The Lost Worlds of British Cinema (London: Faber and Faber, 2005), pp. 259–60. See also IQ Hunter, ‘A Clockwork Orange,...