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Science fiction double feature : the science fiction film as cult text

Science fiction double feature : the science fiction film as cult text

Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015.
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 52
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Edited collection examining the relationship between science fiction and the formation of cult cinema.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781781381830 1781381836
OCLC Number: 913307222
Description: 1 v. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Introduction: Science Fiction Double Feature (J. P. Telotte)II. The Multiple Texts of the SF/Cult Film1. From "Multiverse" to "Abramsverse": Blade Runner, Star Trek, Multiplicity, and the Authorizing of Cult/SF Worlds (Matt Hills)2. The Coy Cult Text: The Man Who Wasn't There as Noir SF (Mark Bould)3. "It's Alive": The Splattering of SF Films (Stacey Abbott)4. Sean Connery Reconfigured: From Bond to Cult Science Fiction Figure (Gerald Duchovnay)5.The Cult Film as Affective Technology: Anime and Oshii Mamoru's Innocence (Sharalyn Orbaugh)III. SF Media and the Audience6. Whedon, Browncoats, and the Big Damn Narrative: The Unified Meta-Myth of Firefly and Serenity (Rhonda Wilcox)7. Iron Sky's War Bonds: Cult SF Cinema and Crowdsourcing (Chuck Tryon)8. Transnational Interactions: District 9, or Apaches in Johannesburg (Takayuki Tatsumi)9. A Donut For Tom Paris: Identity and Belonging at European SF/Fantasy Conventions (Nicolle Lamerichs)IV. Occulting the Cult: The "Bad" SF Text10. Robot Monster and the "Watchable . . . Terrible" Cult/SF Film (Telotte)11. Science Fiction and the Cult of Ed Wood: Glen or Glenda?, Bride of the Monster, and Plan 9 from Outer Space (Rodney Hill)12. Visual Pleasure, the Cult, and Paracinema (Sherryl Vint)13. "Lack of Respect, Wrong Attitude, Failure to Obey Authority": Dark Star and A Boy and His Dog as New Wave Cult SF (Rob Latham)14. Capitalism, Camp, and Cult SF: Space Truckers as Satire (M. Keith Booker)15. Bubba Ho-tep and the Seriously Silly Cult Film (Jeffrey Weinstock)
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 52
Responsibility: edited by Gerald Duchovnay, J.P. Telotte.


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Reviews'Coherent, well-organised and covers the field effectively. There is a decent balance of the obvious (Blade Runner) and the obscure (Ghost in the Shell 2). The pieces are written by evident Read more...

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