By Dr Claire Perkins, Dr Constantine Verevis

Drawing on quite a lot of examples, this ebook – the 1st dedicated to the phenomenon of the movie trilogy– offers a dynamic research of the ways that the trilogy shape engages key concerns in modern discussions of movie remaking, version, sequelization and serialization.

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The downward trajectory grows ‘naturally’ out of a structure in which women are seen as outside the norm” (220). This “fall” is most visible in the biopic proper, of course. Marie Antoinette (Kirsten Dunst), as even Coppola’s rather sympathetic treatment of her life at Versailles suggests, is blamed in part for the revolution that topples the country’s monarchy, delivering her and her somewhat hapless husband, Louis XVI (Jason Schwartzman, who, it bears noting, is Coppola’s cousin), to ignominy and the guillotine as the fate of a nation is altered irrevocably.

The Amazing Spider-Man (Marc Webb, 2012); Shrek Forever After (Mike Mitchell, 2010); Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Rob Marshall, 2011). 6. Indiana Jones (all directed by Steven Spielberg): Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008); Lethal Weapon (all directed by Richard Donner): Lethal Weapon (1987), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998); The Fast and the Furious (Rob Cohen, 2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious (John Singleton, Introduction: Three Times 7.

London: British Film Institute, 2000. Mulvey, Laura. 1 (2007): 19–29. Newman, Kim. Rev. of X-Men: The Last Stand. 7 (July 2006): 84. Olsen, Mark. Rev. 5 (2003): 75. Palmer, R. Barton. ” Jess-Cooke and Verevis 65–85. Perkins, Claire. it/. ——. ” Velvet Light Trap 61 (2008): 14–25. Robinson, Andrew. The Apu Trilogy: Satyajit Ray and the Making of an Epic. London: I. B. Tauris, 2010. Roddick, Nick. Rev. of Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow. 1 (Jan. 2005): 70. Rohdie, Sam. Antonioni. London: British Film Institute, 1990.

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