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Inside the Hollywood Fan MagazineA History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Anthony Slide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fan magazine has often been viewed simply as a publicity tool, a fluffy exercise in self-promotion by the film industry. But as an arbiter of good and bad taste, as a source of knowledge, and as ... More

KnockoutThe Boxer and Boxing in American Cinema

Knockout: The Boxer and Boxing in American Cinema

Leger Grindon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739886
eISBN:
9781604739893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739886.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is a book-length study of the Hollywood boxing film, a popular movie entertainment since the 1930s that includes such classics as Million Dollar Baby, Rocky, and Raging Bull. The boxer stands ... More

Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000sWhy Don’t They Do It Like They Used To?

Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don’t They Do It Like They Used To?

David Roche

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039621
eISBN:
9781626740129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039621.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s or Why Don’t They Do it Like They Used to? takes up the nostalgic assumption shared by many fans and scholars that the original movies are more ... More

Stanley KubrickAdapting the Sublime

Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Elisa Pezzotta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038938
eISBN:
9781621039822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038938.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although Stanley Kubrick adapted novels and short stories, his films deviate in notable ways from the source material. In particular, since 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), they seem to definitively ... More

Steven SpielbergA Biography, Second Edition

Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Joseph McBride

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738360
eISBN:
9781604738377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Until the first edition of this book was published in 1997, much about Steven Spielberg’s personality and the forces that shaped it had remained enigmatic, in large part because of his tendency to ... More

Stories of OprahThe Oprahfication of American Culture

Stories of Oprah: The Oprahfication of American Culture

Trystan T. Cotten and Kimberly Springer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734072
eISBN:
9781604734089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734072.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is a collection of essays that explores Oprah Winfrey’s broad reach as an industry and media brand. Contributors analyze a number of topics touching on the ways in which Oprah’s cultural output ... More

The Survival of Soap OperaTransformations for a New Media Era

The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Sam Ford, Abigail De Kosnik, and C. Lee Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The soap opera, one of U.S. television’s longest-running and most influential formats, is on the brink. Declining ratings have been attributed to an increasing number of women working outside the ... More

Time in Television NarrativeExploring Temporality in Twenty-First-Century Programming

Time in Television Narrative: Exploring Temporality in Twenty-First-Century Programming

Melissa Ames (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032936
eISBN:
9781617032943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032936.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This collection analyzes twenty-first-century American television programs that rely upon temporal and narrative experimentation. These shows play with time, slowing it down to unfold the narrative ... More

Vampires and ZombiesTranscultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Dorothea Fischer-Hornung and Monika Mueller (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The undead are very much alive in the contemporary cultural imaginary. Monsters in general, and vampires and zombies specifically, have garnered a generous amount of attention in print media, cinema, ... More

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