Though initially met with surprise, the pop star returns to a number of themes with Beyoncé and will again, regardless of how she chooses to distribute them.
In this cross-channel miniseries adaptation, the romance of the doomed couple is given center stage.
While teaching an undergraduate film module this week, I asked my student cohort to come up with any female-led film franchises. We were discussing gender and I was trying to illustrate how inequality still persists in the twenty-first century both…
Space is not neutral, especially the mobile app world in San Francisco.
This year has been heralded as a renaissance for films featuring black actors and actresses. Many of these black actors and actresses have performed in “quality” films like 42, The Butler, and 12 Years A Slave. As an arbiter of…
Twitter serves not only as a platform for high-profile showrunners, but also a space where more nuanced television authorship is negotiated by writer-producers.
Colin Burnett continues our Aesthetic Turn series with a call to revise our thinking about moving image intelligence beyond just language and verbal systems of thought.
In this final post in Antenna’s The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Matt Hills looks at the promotion and marketing that’s occurred around the Doctor Who franchise across 2013.
In this latest post in our ongoing series From Mercury to Mars: Orson Welles on Radio after 75 Years, Michele Hilmes ponders the relative absence of innovation in American radio drama over the past three decades.
The underlying discourse of the interview is that media scrutiny and critique is the modus operandi of liberal/leftist/elitists. But who, exactly, are the elitists?
Some reflections on The Best Show on WFMU as it ends its thirteen-year run.
In this penultimate post in our The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Pam Wojcik argues that female Doctor Who fans are the ur-fans of the series, the original targeted audience and point of identification within the show.
Female-led film franchises are few and far between, especially in the traditionally masculine genres of science fiction and fantasy. There are, of course, exceptions to this ‘rule’ which I shall discuss in a moment – but, firstly, I would like…
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In this latest entry in The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Piers Britton discusses the use of costume as a marker of authenticity in “The Name of the Doctor” and its many ramifications for Who tradition and canon.