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1927–39: Novel Impressions

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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... of radio adaptation, see Richard J. Hand, “Radio Adaptation,” in The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies, ed. Thomas Leitch (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), pp. 340–55. Even more than the Hollywood studios, which depended...

Please Set Your Belief to 16:9

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... modify 4:3 images, using a process pejoratively known as “Stretch-O-Vision” to fill the entire HDTV screen. See Thomas J. Connelly, “Mapping Aspect Ratios in the Age of High-Definition Television,” Popular Communication 12, no. 3 (2014):...

Introduction: Analog and Digital Forms and Star Wars

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The sale of George Lucas’s Star Wars franchise to Disney in 2013 came with the announcement of three new films to be set chronologically following Return of the Jedi (1983), with J. J. Abrams to direct the first installment. Abrams...

The Database, Gaming, and First-Person Shooter Perspective in Gus Van Sant’s Elephant

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The manipulability of digital media has intrigued filmmakers in the possibilities of visual presentation of space, particularly in depicting computerized space. We can look back to Steven Lisberger’s Tron (1982) as an early example...

Subjective Vision and the Intimate Spectacle: Cloverfield

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... follows what Galloway describes as the successful fusion of the human and computer in its video game perspective, but is also shaped by the impact of viral videos and social media, or what J. J. Abrams, the film’s producer, has referred...

The Politics of Homemade Filmmaking: Y Tu Mamá También and End of Watch

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...As explored in the previous chapter, desire and drive are intimately connected to the interrelation of material and online publics. Material publics function on producing texts that correspond to linear and chronological measurement...

Time-Looping Narrative: Source Code, Looper, and Edge of Tomorrow

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...War of The Worlds and Children of Men exemplify how new technologies such as robotics, camera support apparatuses, and digital visual effects can enhance the speed of the long take. As explained, both filmmakers purposely inserted mistakes,...

Perfecting the Imperfect: Children of Men and War of the Worlds

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... musicals of the 1950s. Not unlike J. J. Abrams’s choice to shoot The Force Awakens on celluloid, the style and look of La La Land is both aesthetically and nostalgically motivated. Today’s digital technologies allow even more precision...

Time-Shifting, Dreams, and Uncertainty in The Sopranos

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Before the phenomenon of time-shifting technologies, the passing of time and the illusion of movement in both cinema and television had lives of their own that could only be conjured by memory. Playback technologies now enable viewers...

Conclusion

Thomas J. Connelly

Thomas J. Connelly is Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, USA. He is the author of Cinema of Confinement (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capturing Digital Media : Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... of Spies and Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, as well as the phenomenal success of J. J. Abrams’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke predicts the company to be profitable by the end of 2016.Carolyn Giardina, “With Help from...