Film Remakes by Constantine Verevis (auth.)

By Constantine Verevis (auth.)

This is the 1st booklet to supply a finished and systematic account of the phenomenon of cinematic remaking. Drawing upon contemporary theories of style and intertextuality, movie Remakes describes remaking as either an elastic suggestion and a posh scenario, one enabled and constrained through the interrelated roles and practices of undefined, critics, and audiences. This method of remaking is built throughout 3 large sections: the 1st offers with problems with construction, together with trade and authors; the second one considers style, plots, and buildings; and the 3rd investigates problems with reception, together with audiences and institutions.

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170. , pp. 166-7. Bordwell, Making Meaning, p. 9. Bloom, The Anxie~y of Influence. See Culler, The Pursuit of Signs, pp. 107-10; and Worton and Still, 'Introduction', pp. 27-9. Greenberg, 'Raiders of the Lost Text', p. 170. Corrigan, A Cinema Without Walls, p. 103. See also Corrigan, 'Auteurs and the New Hollywood'. ', p. 168. Grant, 'Recognising Bill)1 Budd in Beau Travail', p. 58. Strick, 'Rev. of Solaris', pp. 54-5. Altman, Film/Genre, p. 84. Eaton, 'Condemned to Repeats" p. 4. Altman, Film/Genre, p.

At one level, Breathless is a genre movie, an outlaw romance which draws heavily on the romantic star persona developed by Richard Gere in films like American Gigolo (Paul Schrader, 1980) and An Officer and a Gentleman (Taylor Hackford, 1982). For a contemporary audience, the Breathless update is a 'suitably jazzy, sexy entertainment', 147 but its identification as remake may be the occasion for an interpreth'e shzjl, restricting attention to particular scenes and to a comparative analysis of the remake to its original.

INTRODUCTION: REMAKING FILM 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. 10 1. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. Ill. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. 131. 132. 33 Hoberman, 'Sacred and Profane'; and Diski, 'The Shadow Within'. Vieira and Starn, 'Parody and Marginality', p. 94. Neale, Genre and Hollywood, p. 39. html. ', p. 164. Leitch, 'Twice-Told Tales', p. 139. See McElwee, 'Theatrical Re-issues'. Lafferty, 'Feature Films on Prime-Time Television', pp.

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