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“There, That Looks Much Better”: The Joker, <i>Sin City</i>, <i>The Spirit</i>, and the Dialogical Process of Remediation

Drew Morton

in Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the dialogical aspects of stylistic remediation by focusing on Batman's arch-nemesis the Joker and Frank Miller's Sin City, and The Spirit. It first considers how the graphical ... More


Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Drew Morton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Over the past forty years, American film has entered into a formal interaction with the comic book. Such comic book adaptations as Sin City, 300, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World have adopted ... More


Femme Fatale (2002)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses female strength and solidarity in Femme Fatale (2002). Following the opening sequence's detour from the male-defined heist genre, the remainder of the film considers the ... More


The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Max Alvarez

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anthony Mann was a major contributor to film noir, and this book studies the development, production, and marketing, of the director’s 1942-1951 cycle of 15 thrillers and suspense melodramas (one of ... More


Comics Are in Right Now

Drew Morton

in Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the intricacies of the American film's stylistic remediation of comics. Stylistic remediation refers to the stylistic practice by films (both adaptations of comics and original ... More


Side Street (1950)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anthony Mann’s final contemporary crime thriller, Side Street, which this chapter analyzes, marked a dramatic return to the city of his pre-Hollywood career. Extensive review of several Sydney Boehm ... More


The Lost Noir of Anthony Mann

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter contains new research on an aspect of Anthony Mann’s work never before analyzed or acknowledged – his direction of the now lost film noir short, “Load.” Originally to have been included ... More


Dr. Broadway (1942)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anton Bundsmann became known professionally as “Anthony Mann” during preparation of Dr. Broadway, his film directing début at Paramount. This chapter monitors that maiden production, based on a ... More


Passion (2012)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0030
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the many elements of De Palma's work incorporated into Passion (2012), which in itself can be considered as a summa of his films, even constituting a kind of career ... More


The Great Flamarion (1945)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how a neophyte Hollywood filmmaker (Anthony Mann) directing a veteran Hollywood filmmaker (Erich von Stroheim) led to tensions during production on the low-budget film noir, ... More


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