Tag: reboot

On Tim Burton’s Dumbo

Last week’s announcement that Tim Burton will direct a remake of Disney’s Dumbo is a reminder that in Burton’s career we witness the convergence of the aesthetic logic of allusionism and the corporate logic of franchising.​


I, Reboot (Part 1)

What is a reboot, then? This is the overarching question of this series of articles and one which I have been wrestling with for six years or so.