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Title Film remakes, adaptations and fan productions [electronic resource] : remake/remodel / edited by Kathleen Loock, Constantine Verevis.
Imprint [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
ISBN 9781137263353 (electronic bk.)
1137263350 (electronic bk.)
OCLC No. 815755434
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on publisher supplied information.
Contents Introduction: Remake/Remodel; K.Loock & C.Verevis -- PART I: ADAPT -- Toto, I think we're in Oz again (and again and again): Remakes and Popular Seriality; F.Kelleter -- Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Bond, the Deerstalker, and Remediation; S.Sommerfeld -- A Battle on Two Fronts: Wuthering Heights and Adapting the Adaptation; A.Martin -- Of Political Visions and Visionary Politicians: Adapting All the King's Men to the Big Screen; B.Otten -- PART II: REMAKE -- Remaking The Stepford Wives, Remodeling Feminism; K.Schweishelm -- The Return of the Pod People: Remaking Cultural Anxieties in Invasion of the Body Snatchers; K.Loock -- Cyber-noia? Remaking The Manchurian Candidate in a Global Age; S.Georgi -- A Personal Matter: H Story; C.Verevis -- PART III: REMODEL -- Remaking Texts, Remodeling Scholarship; R.A.Reid -- 'Prince Arthur spotted exiting Buckingham Palace!': The Re-Imagined Worlds of Fanfic Trailers; S.Machat -- You'll Never See this on the Silver Screen: The Film Trailer as a Template for the Appropriation and Transformation of Hollywood Movies; L.Hartwig -- Spoofin' Spidey - Rebooting the Bat: Immersive Story Worlds and the Narrative Complexities of Video Spoofs in the Era of the Superhero Blockbuster; D.Stein -- Index.
Summary This book provides a dynamic investigation of processes of cultural reproduction - remaking and remodelling - in film, television and new media. Drawing on a wide variety of Hollywood and other examples, this impressive group of contributors considers a wide range of film adaptations, remakes and fan productions from various industrial, textual and critical perspectives. Their case studies discuss new versions of popular texts such as "The Manchurian Candidate", "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and" The Stepford Wives". "They provide new perspectives on the unlimited cultural production of classics like "The Wizard of Oz", "Wuthering Heights" and "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", and they analyze the groundbreaking work of fan appropriations, including Batman and Spiderman fanvids, and fanfic trailer revisions for "The Shining" and television's "The Adventures of Merlin".
Subject Film remakes.
Television remakes.
Other Author Loock, Kathleen, 1981-
Verevis, Constantine.

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