Piers Britton explores questions of representation and issues of authorship and creative control in “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Michael Curtin contributes the eighth post in our “Honoring Hilmes” series, saluting Michele Hilmes on her sterling leadership and professionalism as well as her pioneering intellectual contributions to the media studies field.
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.
Warner Bros. and DC have handed the keys to the kingdom to Christopher Nolan. Is there a downside?