publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Re-animated: The contemporary American horror film remake, 2003-2013

Mee, Laura;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: De Montfort University
  • Country: United Kingdom
This doctoral thesis is a study of American horror remakes produced in the years 2003-2013, and it represents a significant academic intervention into an understanding of the horror remaking trend. It addresses the remaking process as one of adaptation, examines the remakes as texts in their own right, and situates them within key cultural, industry and reception contexts. It also shows how remakes have contributed to the horror genre’s evolution over the last decade, despite their frequent denigration by critics and scholars. Chapter One introduces the topic, and sets out the context, scope and approach of the work. Chapter Two reviews the key literature which ...
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