What Did You Miss? Year in Review – UPDATED

January 1, 2014
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What Did You Miss? Year in Review – UPDATED

As 2013 comes to a close, we here at Antenna are taking the time to reflect on the media and media stories of this year that we didn't get to spend quite enough time thinking and talking about.
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Accessing Beyoncé

December 31, 2013
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Accessing <i>Beyoncé</i>

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.
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You’ve Come A Long Way, Bonnie?

December 28, 2013
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You’ve Come A Long Way, Bonnie?

In this cross-channel miniseries adaptation, the romance of the doomed couple is given center stage.
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The Hunger Games and the Female-Led Franchise Part 2

December 27, 2013
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The Hunger Games and the Female-Led Franchise Part 2

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 at the level of industry and aesthetics. Masculine film franchises were easy and the...
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Amazon’s Betas: From the Valley to the City

December 23, 2013
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Amazon’s Betas: From the Valley to the City

Space is not neutral, especially the mobile app world in San Francisco.
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Say My Name: Unnamed Black Objects in This Year’s “Quality” Films

December 20, 2013
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Say My Name: Unnamed Black Objects in This Year’s “Quality” Films

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 their “quality” these films have already begun racking up award nominations, and in some...
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Negotiating Authorship: Showrunners on Twitter VI

December 19, 2013
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Negotiating Authorship: Showrunners on Twitter VI

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.
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The Aesthetic Turn: In Search of the Pictorial Intelligence

December 18, 2013
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The Aesthetic Turn: In Search of the Pictorial Intelligence

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.
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The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who: The Hype of the Doctor

December 17, 2013
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The Cultural Lives of <i>Doctor Who</i>: The Hype of the Doctor

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.
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From Mercury to Mars: The Legacy of War of the Worlds: What Happened Here?

December 16, 2013
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From Mercury to Mars: The Legacy of <i>War of the Worlds</i>: What Happened Here?

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.
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