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‘A discreet character?’ Action spaces and architectural specificity in French poetic realist cinema

Ben McCann.

in Screen

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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‘A fine and private place’: the cinematic spaces of the London Underground

Charlotte Brunsdon.

in Screen

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 8219 words.

This article explores the attraction of underground railways as a setting in film through the detailed analysis of several films from the second half of the ...

A. J. Raffles and Arsène Lupin in Literature, Theatre, and Film: On the Transnational Adaptations of Popular Fiction (1905–30)

Federico Pagello.

in Adaptation

December 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 7986 words.

As a consequence of the accelerating technological development and the impact of cultural globalisation, the transnational aspects of the process of adaptation have become increasingly...

‘A kind of recreative school for the whole family’: making cinema respectable, 1907–09

Lee Grieveson.

in Screen

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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‘A place in London’s future’: A Clockwork Orange, Thamesmead and the urban dystopia of the modernist large-scale plan

Stephen Babish.

in Screen

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 8283 words.

Abderrahmane Sissako and the poetics of engaged expatriation

Akin Adesokan.

in Screen

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 9616 words.

This essay attempts a preliminary conceptualization of the cinema of Abderrahmane Sissako through his formal treatment of expatriation, intellectualism and genre. The essay recognizes that null...

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Abel Gance

Paul Cuff.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 7562 words.

Although Abel Gance (1889–1981) is now recognized as a major figure of early cinema, he often struggled to find acceptance of his work in established canons of taste. As Jean Epstein wrote...

Absorption and theatricality in the cinema: some thoughts on narrative and spectacle

Richard Rushton.

in Screen

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 1824 words.

An Act of transition: empire and the making of a national British film industry, 1927

Priya Jaikumar.

in Screen

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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Acting

Cynthia Baron.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 11973 words.

Perceptions about screen acting have been remarkably polarized: when people give priority to the now-mythical experiment by Soviet filmmaker Lev Kuleshov that is supposed to have shown that...

Action Cinema

James Kendrick.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 8400 words.

A hybrid genre that fuses the moral landscape of the western and the urban settings of film noir and police procedurals, the action film as we know it today is a relatively new genre,...

Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Television. 980 words.

Adams, (Wilfred) Robert (c. 1900–1965), actor, was born in Georgetown, British Guiana, the son of Robert Adams, boat builder. He was educated at St Stephen's Scots School, later St Joseph's...

Adaptation

Thomas Leitch and Kyle Meikle.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 14944 words.

Studies of cinematic adaptations—films based, as the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences puts it, on material originally presented in another medium—are scarcely a century...

Adaptation

Journal. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television.

Adaptation and Authorial Celebrity: Robyn Davidson and the Context of John Curran’s Tracks (2013)

Rachael Weaver.

in Adaptation

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 5569 words.

This article explores the discursive context surrounding John Curran’s recent adaptation of Robyn Davidson’s Tracks (1980), suggesting that the mutual imbrication of the film and its source...

Adaptation and New Media

Michael Ryan Moore.

in Adaptation

September 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 7101 words.

This paper examines the relationship between the study of adaptation and the study of new media. In particular, it approaches new media through media historian Gitelman’s framework of proto...

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Adaptation and the literary film

in Screen

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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Adaptation as an Open Process: Dahua Fandom and the Reception of A Chinese Odyssey

Li Zeng.

in Adaptation

August 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 7993 words.

It is often assumed that audiences judge an adaptation based on the degree to which it remains faithful to the source text. Such an assumption simplifies the process of reception, which is...

Adaptation as Compendium: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Kamilla Elliott.

in Adaptation

September 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television; Literature. 3962 words.

Most reviewers decree Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland ‘disappointinger and disappointinger’, both as a literary adaptation and as a film, largely because the film adapts so many things...

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Adaptation as Exploration: Stanley Kubrick, Literature, and A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Peter Krämer.

in Adaptation

December 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film; Literature; Television. 6294 words.

It is widely acknowledged in the scholarly work on Stanley Kubrick that most of his thirteen feature films were adaptations of literary texts. Much less attention has been paid to the fact...