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For a Few Comic Strips More: Reinterpreting the Spaghetti Western through the Comic Book

William Grady

in Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695454
eISBN:
9781474421942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695454.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Christopher Frayling's book Spaghetti Westerns (1981), he highlights how the character of the Spaghetti Western has since become subsumed into later Western comic books, evidenced through the Lee ... More


The Ultimate Outsider: Hulk

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the film Hulk (2003). The comic strip and comic book art forms provide very fresh and exciting media for exploration by a filmmaker. Joe Kubert dates the appearance of the ... More


A Director and his Traditions

Tony Williams

in The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173551
eISBN:
9780231850759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173551.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines George A. Romero's traditions as a filmmaker. Romero was hailed as the director of Night of the Living Dead (1968), a film popularly associated with initiating the gore and ... More


Toward a New Aesthetic, 1972–1979

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Verne henceforth appeared only irregularly on the big screen, shifting to the home and family audience for television, largely in the new form of animated versions. This shift derived from Verne ... More


New Writers, New Publishers, New Horizons

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the arrival of new publishers by the 1920s and 1930s, taking over the earlier publications and introducing ones of their own. The common denominator linking these new publishers ... More


Fragmentary Narratives/Fragmented Identities in The Ice Storm

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes The Ice Storm (1997). In The Ice Storm, Lee challenges the viewer with a new level of deconstruction and fragmentation of the family. This choice is an interesting one for the ... More


The Crazies

Tony Williams

in The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173551
eISBN:
9780231850759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173551.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the film The Crazies (2010). Re-release as Code Name: Trixie, with subsequent reissues on video, The Crazies contains problematic flaws such as uneven acting, frenzied ... More


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