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Star Wars

Will Brooker

Will Brooker is Professor of Film and Cultural Studies at Kingston University and editor of Cinema Journal. He is the author of several books on popular culture, including Batman Unmasked and Hunting the Dark Knight. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2009

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... it as a cultural phenomenon, or in terms of its special effects, fans and merchandising, or as a film that marked the end of New Hollywood’s innovation and the birth of the blockbuster. Will Brooker’s illuminating study of the film takes issue...

Star Wars (1977): Back and Forth in Time and Space

Film Moments : Criticism, History, Theory

British Film Institute, 2003

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... different races and cultures together.Will Brooker, ‘New Hope: The Postmodern Project of Star Wars’, in Peter Brooker and Will Brooker (eds), Postmodern After-Images: A Reader in Film, Television and Video (London: Arnold, 1997), pp. 101–12....

Fifth-Dimensional Batman: An Interview with Grant Morrison

Will Brooker

Will Brooker is Professor of Film and Cultural Studies at Kingston University and editor of Cinema Journal. He is the author of several books on popular culture, including Batman Unmasked and Hunting the Dark Knight. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Many More Lives of the Batman

British Film Institute, 2015

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... concluding soon after the death of Damian, Scott Snyder has been writing and managing the main Batman narrative since September 2011.In June 2014, Morrison took part in a panel with Will Brooker, Sarah Zaidan and Warren Ellis as part of the British...

Introduction

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... as an artist who is futuristic and nostalgic, who draws upon resurrection and memorial motifs, and who ‘bends’ time so that an anti-linearity emerges in and through his work.In Will Brooker’s chapter, ‘Time Again: The David Bowie Chronotope’,...

Star Wars

Ernest Mathijs

Ernest Mathijs is Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of The Cinema of David Cronenberg (2008), co-author of Cult Cinema (2011) and co-editor of The Cult Film Reader (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Cult Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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... analysed, and refuted, by Will Brooker in his 1991 book Using the Force). In spite of these accusations, however, it is difficult to deny the awe experienced during moments such as the starship Millennium Falcon’s jump into hyperdrive, where...

Batman Versus Superman: A Conversation

Many More Lives of the Batman

British Film Institute, 2015

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... placed emphasis on the character’s own corner of the DC Universe, his allies and, particularly, his enemies. While many of these studies, notably the original The Many Lives of the Batman and Will Brooker’s two monographs Batman Unmasked...

Adaptation Theory and Practice

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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... is that a compromise is rarely reached; there is an ongoing dialogue between the film and the adapted text. The adapted source text is therefore something to be constantly interpreted, argued with, rewritten, and reproduced. As Peter Brooker suggests,...

Alice

William Verrone

William Verrone is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at the University of North Alabama. He has published on a wide range of subjects, from Disney to Nick Cave and from Terry Gilliam to Ken Russell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Continuum, 2011

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... again something similar to the strange creatures of Carroll’s book. For example, the animals that assist the White Rabbit as he tries to capture Alice are made of skeletons. As Will Brooker notes, “The representation of the Rabbit and his...

Numbers, stations: Lost and the digital turn in U.S. television

J.D. Connor

J.D. Connor is Associate Professor in the Division of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California, USA. His research focuses on the interplay of art and industry in the contemporary Hollywood system, the history of tape recording, and Kennedy-era media shifts. Connor is the author of the forthcoming The Studios after the Studios (2015) and on the Steering Committee of Post45 (post45.org). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hollywood Math and Aftermath : The Economic Image and the Digital Recession

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... laughable before it even aired.” Will Brooker argues that “The nature of the downloaded text, with immediate, crystal-clear freeze frame, and the proximity of the viewer to the screen—a matter of inches rather than the full space of a domestic...

Cameramen

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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... and his enthusiasm pulled the crew with him. He had worked with Richard Brooks on movies such as In Cold Blood and learnt much from him that he passed on to me. For instance, once a good take has been achieved, move immediately to the next...