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“How about . . . We Watch a Scary Movie Together”: Paying Tribute

Rashna Wadia Richards

in Cinematic TV: Serial Drama Goes to the Movies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190071257
eISBN:
9780190071295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071257.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 explores serial drama’s affectionate relationship with cinema through the concept of homage. Homage has historically been thought of as a gesture of unconditional love; in cinema studies, ... More


You’re the Inspiration: Gen X and Stranger Things

Melissa Vosen Callens

in Ode to Gen X: Institutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832412
eISBN:
9781496832467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832412.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Vosen Callens explores what it means to be a member of Generation X. Additionally, the chapter discusses pop culture’s profound impact on coming-of-age Gen Xers, serving as both ... More


Ode to Gen X: Institutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Melissa Vosen Callens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832412
eISBN:
9781496832467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832412.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Even for the casual viewer, the Netflix series Stranger Things will likely feel familiar, reminiscent of popular 1980s coming-of-age movies. While Stranger Things and these classic 1980s films are ... More


Kids on Bikes in Twenty-First-Century Nostalgia Science Fiction

Jeremy Withers

in Futuristic Cars and Space Bicycles: Contesting the Road in American Science Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621754
eISBN:
9781800341357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621754.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This final chapter focuses on one of the most recent and most popular trends happening right now in science fiction, the rise of a decidedly nostalgic form of science fiction. In particular, the ... More


Conclusion

Melissa Vosen Callens

in Ode to Gen X: Institutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832412
eISBN:
9781496832467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832412.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how Stranger Things remains an ode to the 1980s despite deviating from its source material, 1980s film. Despite being influenced by key cultural movements, Stranger Things ... More


Black Mirror as a Netflix Original: Program Brand “Overflow” and the Multidiscursive Forms of Transatlantic TV Fandom

Matt Hills

in Transatlantic Television Drama: Industries, Programs, and Fans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190663124
eISBN:
9780190663162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663124.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

This chapter explores a “Netflix discourse” of fandom where it is claimed that Netflix can “unveil” fandom even when audiences do not self-identify as fans. This creates tensions between lived ... More


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