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Fight Club’s Production and Promotion

Mark Ramey

in Studying Fight Club

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733551
eISBN:
9781800342040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733551.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter identifies the key elements of Fight Club's transition from novel to film. Fight Club is in some ways a paradoxical film: both a product and a critique of big business. Fox and Regency, ... More


Charming Accommodations: Progressive Urbanism Meets Privatization in Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation

Cedric Johnson

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the dynamics of rebuilding in one of the most devastated neighborhoods in New Orleans, the Lower Ninth Ward, after Hurricane Katrina and how this area has become a laboratory ... More


Countering the Ballad of Co-Dependency: The Realistic Spirit of David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Stephen Mulhall

in The Self and its Shadows: A Book of Essays on Individuality as Negation in Philosophy and the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199661787
eISBN:
9780191748301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661787.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter analyzes the film, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher. It argues that the digital wizardries of Benjamin Button are not only in the service of artistic and ... More


‘Third Cheerleader from the Left’: From Homer’s Helen to Helen of Troy

Ruby Blondell

in Ancient Greek Women in Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678921
eISBN:
9780191760259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678921.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The supreme beauty of Helen of Troy makes her the most dangerous of all mythological heroines. Many Greek authors react to the threat she poses by limiting her power, often in the guise of defending ... More


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