Adaptation, awards culture, and the value of prestige / Edited by Colleen Kennedy-Karpat and Eric Sandberg
Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017.
Call No: 753 ADA Author: Kennedy-Karpat, Colleen Place: Cham, Switzerland Publisher: Springer International Publishing PubDate: 2017 PhysDes: ix, illustrations (colour), 22cm Series: Palgrave studies in adaptation and visual culture Subject: ADAPTATIONS; ADAPTATIONS. AUSTEN, JANE; ADAPTATIONS. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM; AUTHORSHIP; COMIC STRIPS; CULTURE AND THE CINEMA; INTERTEXUALITY; TARANTINO, QUENTIN; ALL ABOUT EVE (US, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950); GREAT GATSBY, THE (US/AT, Baz Luhrmann, 2013); MUSIC IN FILMS; WOLF HALL [TV] (UK, 2015) Summary: This book explores the intersection between adaptation studies and what James F. English has called the “economy of prestige,” which includes formal prize culture as well as less tangible expressions such as canon formation, fandom, authorship, and performance. The chapters explore how prestige can affect many facets of the adaptation process, including selection, approach, and reception. The first section of this volume deals directly with cycles of influence involving prizes such as the Pulitzer, the Man Booker, and other major awards. The second section focuses on the juncture where adaptation, the canon, and awards culture meet, while the third considers alternative modes of locating and expressing prestige through adapted and adaptive intertexts. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of adaptation, cultural sociology, film, and literature. -- [taken from publishers site] Notes: Includes index ISBN: 9783319528533 Contents: 1.Adaptation and Systems of Cultural Value / Eric Sandberg -- 2.The Pulitzers Go to Hollywood / Thomas Leitch -- 3.Beware of Imitations: All about Eve (1950) / Laurence Raw -- 4.Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall(s) and the Circulation of Cultural Prestige / Eric Sandberg -- 5.Adapting Queerness, Queering Adaptation: Fun Home on Broadway / Joanna Mansbridge -- 6.Oliver's Auteurs: The Cases of Lean and Polanski / Jeffrey E. Jackson -- 7.Origins, Fidelity, and the Auteur: The Bengali Films of Tapan Sinha / Priyanjali Sen -- 8.The Fortunes of Jane Austen as Chick Lit and Chick Flick / Anne-Marie Scholz -- 9.Jazz, Prestige, and Five Great Gatsby Film Adaptations / Michael Saffle -- 10.Trash Cinema and Oscar Gold: Quentin Tarantino, Intertextuality, and Industry Prestige / Colleen Kennedy-Karpat -- 11.The Hollywood Remake Massacre: Adaptation, Reception, and Value / Laura Mee -- 12."How do I act so well?" The British "Shakespearean" Actor and Cultural Cachet / Anna Blackwell. More info
Cinema Sewer : the adults only guide to history's sickest and sexiest movies! / edited by Robin Bougie
Surrey, England: FAB Press, 2016.
Call No: 722.81 CIN Author: Bougie, Robin (ed.) Edition: Fourth edition Source: UK Place: Surrey, England Publisher: FAB Press PubDate: 2016 PhysDes: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm Series: Cinema Sewer; 1 Subject: PORNOGRAPHIC FILMS; EROTIC FILMS; HORROR FILMS; SEX IN FILMS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; CRITICISM Summary: "A mind-melting compilation of gonzo writing, illustration and comics about the most insane, sexy, awkward, cheesy, hilarious, upsetting and jaw-dropping movies in the history of film, 'Cinema Sewer' joyously celebrates the sleaziest aspects of the moviegoing experience, whilst delving deep into bizarre cinematic history. Author and artist Robin Bougie dives deep to the bottom of the cesspool of horror and sexploitation , doing so in a distinctive manner that has made him infamous amongst a loyal following of cult film fans. The best of the first 12 long-out-of-print issues of the magazine have been exhaustively revised and collated here, along with almost 100 pages of never-before-seen material. " -- BOOK BACK COVER Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN: 9781903254455 More info
The comic book film adaptation : exploring modern Hollywood's leading genre / by Liam Burke
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, c2015.
Call No: 753.5 BUR Author: Burke, Liam Source: US Place: Jackson Publisher: University Press of Mississippi PubDate: c2015 PhysDes: viii, 372 pages ; 24 cm Subject: ADAPTATIONS; MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT; CARTOONS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; COMIC STRIP CHARACTERS IN FILMS; COMIC STRIPS Summary: "In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. This trend, now in its second decade, has blossomed into Hollywood's leading genre. From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film Adaptation offers the first dedicated study to examine how comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the center of mainstream film production. Through in-depth analysis, industry interviews, and audience research, this book charts the cause-and-effect of this influential trend. It considers the cultural traumas, business demands, and digital possibilities that Hollywood faced at the dawn of the twenty-first century. The industry managed to meet these challenges by exploiting comics and their existing audiences. However, studios were caught off-guard when these comic book fans, empowered by digital media, began to influence the success of these adaptations. Nonetheless, filmmakers soon developed strategies to take advantage of this intense fanbase, while codifying the trend into a more lucrative genre, the comic book movie, which appealed to an even wider audience. Central to this vibrant trend is a comic aesthetic in which filmmakers utilize digital filmmaking technologies to engage with the language and conventions of comics like never before.The Comic Book Film Adaptation explores this unique moment in which cinema is stimulated, challenged, and enriched by the once-dismissed medium of comics" -- LIBRARIES AUSTRALIA Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 9781628462036 Contents: -- acknowledgments -- introduction -- The Golden Age of Comic Book Filmmaking -- The Comic Book Movie Genre -- Fans, Fidelity, and the Grammar of Value -- A Comic Aesthetic -- How to Adapt Comics the Marvel Way -- the future of the comic book movie -- North American box-office totals for comic book film adaptations -- notes -- works cited -- index -- More info
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Days of thrills and adventure / by Alan G. Barbour
London: Collier Books, 1970.
Call No: 725.33 BAR Author: Barbour, Alan G. Source: UK Place: London Publisher: Collier Books PubDate: 1970 PhysDes: xxii, 168 p. : illus ; 28 cm Subject: HISTORY OF CINEMA; SERIALS; COMIC STRIPS Summary: An affectionate pictorial history of the movie serial...from the haydays of the '30s & '40s to the final curtain call in the mid '50s...from Ace Drummond to Zorro. ISBN: LCCN 79-120345 More info
Dreamland Japan : writings on modern manga / Frederik L. Schodt
Berkeley, Calif.: Stone Bridge Press, 1996.
Call No: 772(52) SCH Author: Schodt, Frederik L., 1950 Place: Berkeley, Calif. Publisher: Stone Bridge Press PubDate: 1996 PhysDes: 360 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm Subject: MANGA; ANIMATION; CARTOONS; COMIC STRIPS Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 348-356) and index ISBN: 188065623X (paper) LON: 12295069 More info
Electronic eros : bodies and desire in the postindustrial age / by Claudia Springer
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, c1996.
Call No: 735.1 SPR Author: Springer, Claudia Source: US Place: Austin, TX Publisher: University of Texas Press PubDate: c1996 PhysDes: x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm Subject: AUTOMOBILES IN FILMS; BODY IN FILMS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; COMPUTERS AND THE CINEMA; COMPUTERS IN FILMS; COMPUTERS AND TV; FEMINISM AND THE CINEMA; FEMINISM AND TV; GENDER AND THE CINEMA; GENDER AND TELEVISION; POSTMODERNISM AND THE CINEMA; ROBOTS IN FILMS; ROBOTS ON TV; SCIENCE AND THE CINEMA; SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS; SEXUALITY AND THE CINEMA; TECHNOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; TECHNOLOGY AND TV; TECHNOLOGY IN FILMS; TECHNOLOGY ON TV; VIRTUAL REALITY; BLADE RUNNER (US, Ridley Scott, 1982); EVE OF DESTRUCTION (US, Duncan Gibbins, 1991); LAWNMOWER MAN, THE (US, Brett Leonard, 1992); ROBOCOP (US, Paul Verhoeven, 1987); TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (US, James Cameron, 1991); TERMINATOR, THE (US, James Cameron, 1984) Summary: "The love affair between humans and the machines that have made us faster and more powerful has expanded into cyberspace, where computer technology seems to offer both the promise of heightened erotic fulfilment and the threat of human obsolescence. In this pathfinding study, Claudia Springer explores the techno-erotic imagery in recent films, cyberpunk fiction, comic books, television, software, and writing on virtual reality and artificial intelligence to reveal how these futuristic images actually encode current debates concerning gender roles and sexuality." -- BOOK BLURB Notes: Includes index ISBN: 0292776977 Donation: M.S. Counihan More info
Film and the narrative tradition / John L. Fell
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.
Call No: 632.2 FEL Author: Fell, John L. (John Lewis), 1927 Edition: 1st ed Place: Berkeley Publisher: University of California Press PubDate: 1986 PhysDes: xx, 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm Subject: NARRATIVE IN FILMS; HISTORY OF CINEMA. SILENT PERIOD; BIRTH OF A NATION, THE (US, David Wark Griffith, 1915); COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY, THE (US, Edwin S. Porter, 1903); MELIES, GEORGES Notes: Previously published: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1974. -- Includes appendices -- Bibliography: p. 258-271 -- Index: p. 273 -284 -- c1974 ISBN: 0520053680 (paper) LON: abn90010427; 6864524 Contents: Introduction -- I. VERBAL ARTS : 1. Mise en scene -- 2. Dissolves by gaslight -- 3. It is not a good book, my son -- 4. Space, time, and Victorian prose -- II. GRAPHIC ARTS : 5. Mr. Griffith, meet Winsor McCay -- 6. The picture in our heads -- 7. Art, photography, and the shape of things to come -- III. THE MOVIES : 8. Ten cent palace life -- 9. A particular phase of perception -- APPENDICES : I. Early development of American sheet music -- II. Twenty representative British and American melodramas -- III. Subliterature in the Nineteenth Century -- IV. Lenses -- V. The phasmatrope -- VI. Nineteenth-century developments in printing -- VII. Winsor McCay -- VIII. Musical machines -- IX. Chronological listing in Niver In the Beginning Collection. More info
Frank Miller's Sin City : the making of the movie / by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, edited by Chris Roberson, designed by Kurt Volk
[United States]: Troublemaker Publishing, c2005.
Call No: 79SIN MIL Author: Miller, Frank; Rodriguez, Roger Source: US Place: [United States] Publisher: Troublemaker Publishing PubDate: c2005 PhysDes: 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm Subject: ADAPTATIONS; ADVERTISING FOR FILMS; ART AND THE CINEMA; ART DIRECTION; AUTOMOBILES IN FILMS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGERY; COSTUME DESIGNING; COSTUMES; MAKE-UP; MERCHANDISING; POSTERS; PRE-PRODUCTION; PRODUCTION; SCRIPTS; SET DESIGNING; SPECIAL EFFECTS; MILLER, FRANK; RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT; SIN CITY (US, Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, 2005) Summary: "With contributions from creators, cast, and crew, FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY: THE MAKING OF THE MOVIE covers the production, from page to screen and everything in between. Featuring Rodriguez's screenplay adaptation of the original graphic novels, exclusive behind-the-scenes photos, never before seen art and conceptual designs, interviews and commentary, this is the perfect companion to both the original graphic novels and the movie." Notes: Includes poster art and promotional material for the film; Includes photo credits ISBN: 1933104007; 9781933104003 Donation: Simon Wincer Contents: Introduction by Frank Miller -- The origins of Sin City -- Approaching Sin City -- Troublemaker Digital on previsualization -- The Hard Goodbye -- Props -- KNB -- The Big Fat Kill -- Frank Miller's sketchbook -- Wardrobe -- Cars -- That Yellow Bastard -- Poster art -- Crew -- Photo credits More info
Learning lessons from the Marvels
Encore (June 2012) p.25 More info
Mad Max Fury Road / George Miller, story ; Nico Lathouris & Mark Sexton, script ; Mark Sexton [and seven others, art] ; Michael Spicer, Lovern Kindzierski, color ; Clem Robins, Letters
Burbank, CA: DC Comics, c2015.
Call No: N79MAD MIL Author: Miller, George (story); Lathouris, Nico (script); Sexton, Mark (script); Spicer, Michael (color); Kindzierski,Lovern (color); Robins, Clem (letters) Source: US Place: Burbank, CA Publisher: DC Comics PubDate: c2015 PhysDes: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm Series: Mad Max Subject: COMIC STRIPS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; UTOPIA IN FILMS; MAD MAX (AT, George Miller, 1979); MAD MAX : FURY ROAD (AT/US, George Miller, 2015); MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDOME (AT, George Miller & George Ogilvie, 1985); ROAD WARRIOR, THE (AT, George Miller, 1981)
MAD MAX II; MAD MAX II (AT, George Miller, 1981) Summary: "George Miller, Nico Lathouris and Mark Sexton are writing four prelude stories that follow leading characters Nux, Immortan Joe, Furiosa, and a two-part story about Mad Max. Nico Lathouris serves as a co-writer on the film while Mark Sexton serves as storyboard and concept artist for Mad Max: Fury Road. Interior artists working on these projects include Riccardo Burchielli, Leandro Fernandez, Tristan Jones and Mark Sexton, while covers will be illustrated by Tommy Lee Edwards. Collects MAD MAX: FURY ROAD: NUX & IMMORTAN JOE #1, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD: FURIOSA #1, and MAD MAX: FURY ROAD: MAD MAX #1-2" " Notes: Formerly CIP; This is a graphic novel ISBN: 9781401259051 More info
Mechademia 4 : War/Time / edited by Frenchy Lunning
London: University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
Call No: 772(520):737.0 MEC Author: Lunning, Frenchy Source: US Place: Minneapolis; London Publisher: University of Minnesota Press PubDate: c2009 PhysDes: xiv, 338 p. : ill. ; 26 cm Series: Mechademia ; v. 4 Subject: ANIMATION; ANIMATION. JAPAN; COMIC STRIPS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; JAPAN; POPULAR CULTURE AND THE CINEMA; POPULAR CULTURE AND THE CINEMA. JAPAN; VIDEO GAMES; GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES (JA, Isao Takahata, 1989); HOTARU NO HAKA (JA, Isao Takahata, 1989); NEON GENESIS EVANGELION (JA, 199?) Summary: "The themes of war and time are intertwined in unique ways in Japanese culture, freighted as that nation is with the multiple legacies of World War II: the country's militarization, its victories and defeats, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the uneasy pacifism imposed by the victors. Delving into topics ranging from the production of wartime propoganda to the multimedia adaptations of romance narrative, contributors to the fourth volume in the Mechademia series address the political, cultural, and technological continuum between war and the everyday time of orderly social productivity that is reflected, confronted, and changed in manga, anime, and other forms of Japanese popular culture." -- BOOK BLURB ISBN: 9780816667499 Contents: -- preface: war/time / Thomas Lamarre -- [Part 1]. Legacies of sovereignty. The filmic time of coloniality: on Shinkai Makoto's The Place promised in our early days / Gavin Walker -- Theorizing manga: nationalism and discourse on the role of wartime manga / Rei Okamoto Inouye -- Transcending the victim's history: Takahata Isao's Grave of the fireflies / Wendy Goldberg. [Part 2]. Control room. Gothic politics: Oshii, war, and life without death / Tom Looser -- Oshii Mamoru's Patlabor 2: terror, theatricality, and exceptions that prove the rule / Mark Anderson -- Waiting for the messiah: the becoming-myth of Evangelion and Densha otoko / Christophe Thouny -- War by metaphor in Densha otoko / Michael Fisch. [Part 3]. History/memory. Imagined history, fading memory: mastering narrative in Final Fantasy X / Dennis Washburn -- Haunted travelogue: hometowns, ghost towns, and memories of war / Michael Dylan Foster -- Three views of the rising sun, obliquely: Keiji Nakazawa's A-bomb, Osamu Tezuka's Adolf, and Yoshinori Kobayashi's Apologia / Sheng-Mei Ma -- Virtual creation, simulated destruction, and manufactured memory at the Art Mecho Museum in Second life / Christopher Bolton. [Part 4]. Genre violence. Ninja, Hidden Christians, and the two Ferreiras: On Endo Shusaku and Yamada Futaro / Takayuki Tatsumi ; translated by Seth Jacobowitz -- Monsters at war: the great Yo¯kai Wars, 1968-2005 / Zilia Papp -- From Jusuheru to Jannu: girl knights and christian witches in the work of Miuchi Suzue / Rebecca Suter. [Part 5]. Mobilization/Domestication. Empire through the eyes of a Yapoo: male abjection in the cult classic Beast Yapoo / Christine Marran -- Nippon ex machina: Japanese postwar identity in robot anime and the case of UFO Robo Grendizer / Marco Pellitteri -- Kobayashi Yoshinori is dead: imperial war/sick liberal peace/neoliberal class war / Mark Driscoll -- Manga: a comic interlude from Darumasan-ga-koronda, "Land mine in Central Park" / Yoji Sakate ; translated by Manami Shima, art by Chinami Sango -- Review and commentary -- two phases of Japanese illustrated fiction / Charles Shiro Inouye -- paradise lost...and found? / Paul Jackson -- molten hot: Japanese gal subcultures and fashions / Theresa M. Winge -- monstrous toys of capitalism / Brent Allison -- if Casshern doesn't do it, who will? / Deborah Shamoon -- psychoanalytic cyberpunk midsummer-night's dreamtime: Kon Satoshi's Paprika / Timothy Perper and Martha Cornog -- Torendo -- interview with Murase Shuko and Sato Dai / Deborah Scally, Angela Drummond - Mathews and Marc Hairston -- More info
The Oxford handbook of adaptation studies / Thomas Leitch
New York: Oxford University Press, .
Call No: 753 LEI Author: Thomas Leitch Edition: Illustrated edition Place: New York Publisher: Oxford University Press PubDate:  PhysDes: xv, 761 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm Series: Oxford handbooks Subject: ADAPTATIONS; PORNOGRAPHIC FILMS; COMIC STRIPS; LITERATURE AND THE CINEMA; BOLLYWOOD; FRANKENSTEIN; JAN HUS (CS, Otakar Vavra, 1955); CZECHOSLOVAKIA; POPULAR CULTURE AND THE CINEMA Summary: "This collection of forty new essays, written by the leading scholars in adaptation studies and distinguished contributors from outside the field, is the most comprehensive volume on adaptation ever published. Written to appeal alike to specialists in adaptation, scholars in allied fields, and general readers, it hearkens back to the foundations of adaptation studies a century and more ago, surveys its ferment of activity over the past twenty years, and looks forward to the future. It considers the very different problems in adapting the classics, from the Bible to Frankenstein to Philip Roth, and the commons, from online mashups and remixes to adult movies. It surveys a dizzying range of adaptations around the world, from Latin American telenovelas to Czech cinema, from Hong Kong comics to Classics Illustrated, from Bollywood to zombies, and explores the ways media as different as radio, opera, popular song, and videogames have handled adaptation. Going still further, it examines the relations between adaptation and such intertextual practices as translation, illustration, prequels, sequels, remakes, intermediality, and transmediality."--Publisher. Notes: Formerly CIP. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online. ISBN: 9780199331000 Language: English More info
Rick Trembles' motion picture purgatory / Rick Trembles
Surrey: FAB Press, 2004.
Call No: 62:61[741.5] TRE Author: Trembles, Rick Source: UK Place: Surrey Publisher: FAB Press PubDate: 2004 PhysDes: 191 p. : 24 cm Subject: CRITICISM; CARTOONS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; TITANIC (US, James Cameron, 1997); POSSESSION (FR/GW, Andrzej Zulawski, 1981); NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (US, Charles Laughton, 1955); URBAN LEGEND (US, Jamie Blanks, 1998); BIG CHILL, THE (US, Lawrence Kasdan, 1983) Summary: From the pages of free weekly The Montreal Mirror comes the best of Rick Trembles’ distinctive hybrid film-review/column/comic strip Motion Picture Purgatory! A novel new form of film criticism, the medium of sequential art lends itself well to the dissection of motion pictures; frequently resembling storyboards, plotline trajectories are diagrammatically tracked via elaborate cross-sections and aerial views with an obsessive attention to detail! Trembles has developed a worldwide reputation over the years distributing his own comix and appearing in a variety of anthologies including Robert Crumb’s Weirdo, Fantagraphics’ Pictopia and Danny Hellman’s Legal Action Comix! [Taken from back cover.] ISBN: 1903254302 More info
Short cuts : superhero takings top $110 million
The Age (26/05/2016) p.20 More info