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Rules of Engagement: INTERTEXTUALITY AND NARRATIVE: In recent years, the mainstream US film industry has produced a procession of sequels, franchise instalments, adaptations and remakes, with their most commercially successful releases trading on familiarity and nostalgia. Using examples such as Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, TV series Stranger Things and the Avengers films, SAM HIGGS argues that intertextuality has become a key component in the way younger audiences engage with screen content--and, as such, a highly relevant topic for Media educators to address. Higgs, Sam Dec 1, 2018 3038
A sequel we didn't need to see: the Oscars missed a chance to tell a more diverse story, and achieve growth for the studios. Franklin, Esther, "E.T." Feb 22, 2016 827
Spoils of 'Wars': these are not the factoids you are looking for: how one reviewer came to take the Jedi pledge not to ruin your moviegoing experience. Lowry, Brian Column Nov 24, 2015 593
Fun sequel boasts fluid laffs. Cant, Charles Aug 12, 2014 644
'Batman' found a new formula amid 1989's season of hits: now, 25 years later, tentpole franchises and superhero sequels may be losing their legs. Bart, Peter Jul 16, 2014 577
Sequels to account for more than half of all titles. May 5, 2014 434
Sequels keep spark alive: Toon studios try differing follow-up strategies. Blair, Iain Dec 10, 2013 896
Too quiet on the Melrose front: the studio's paucity of pics makes World War Z a big test for Paramount's wary strategy. Bart, Peter Jun 11, 2013 729
Modest Scarecrow preps fresh field in Gotham: the man who directed the 1973 Palme d'Or winner has plans for a sequel--but it won't be easy. Debruge, Peter May 7, 2013 357
In film, beware originality. Smithee, Alan Column Mar 1, 2013 365
Classic Hollywood Films Redux: My List Of Best And Worst Movie Sequels. Aug 14, 2012 1174
Heather Graham Returns To The Cast Of 'The Hangover Part 3'. Aug 10, 2012 548
Opening 'Knight'. Jackson, Helen Brief article Jul 23, 2012 233
Christopher Mintz-Plasse Hints At 'Kick-Ass' Sequel At Comic-Con. Jul 13, 2012 354
Two Hot Sequels for Taken and The Expendables. Brief article Jul 3, 2012 239
Transformers, critic-proof, takes $201.2 million in five-day run. Brief article Jun 29, 2009 124
Warners' 'Guardians of Ga'Hoole' project and 'Happy Feet' sequel keep Oz shops hopping. Boland, Michaela Brief article Jun 1, 2009 242
New line still has irons in fire: output is down, but 'Hobbit' still on tap at slimmer studio. McNary, Dave Jun 30, 2008 684
Warners caught in spin of 'Compass'. Dawtrey, Adam Brief article Mar 17, 2008 321
Cape fear: Superman still grounded. Thompson, Anne Jan 14, 2008 340
Putin on the ritz: as Russia's economy thrives, film biz booms. Is it too much too fast? Holdsworth, Nick Dec 17, 2007 1859
Roles get reprised regularly: repeating nonfiction parts rewards Hollywood stars. Mermelstein, David Dec 10, 2007 664
Euro studios eye strike strategy: Italy, U.K. take hit with 'Angels & Demons'. Nov 26, 2007 1143
Art pics deserve sequel opportunity. Bart, Peter Nov 12, 2007 615
Studios lack pack of sequel equals: H'w'd taps fresh ideas for summer 2008. McClinctock, Pamela Sep 10, 2007 981
Ratner's gold rush. McNary, Dave Brief article Aug 6, 2007 155
Will Americans Sail With Pirates to the World's End? One in four Americans plan to see the movie in theaters; most plan to watch it at some point. Carroll, Joseph Survey May 25, 2007 988
Sequels spur spending spiral: heavy promo partnerships try to offset bigger outlays. Mohr, Ian; Graser, Marc May 14, 2007 919
White-knuckle summer: H'wood talks big about new platforms, but is spending mega-big on its 'old media' summer tentpoles. Hayes, Dade Industry overview Jan 22, 2007 1501
The perennials. Brief article Nov 6, 2006 164
One-man mob scene. Dore, Shalini Brief article Oct 30, 2006 162
Are sequels equal? Back-to-back follow-ups a high-stakes gamble. Fritz, Ben Jul 10, 2006 477
Collision course: Tentpole tactics put to the test. Snyder, Gabriel Feb 20, 2006 1498
Studio chiefs wince at summer faceoff. Bart, Peter Feb 20, 2006 543
Fete for fang fans. Cochrane, Brian Brief Article Jan 16, 2006 197
'Zorro' returns to action. Illustration Oct 31, 2005 258
VID auds deliver 'Transporter'. Fritz, Ben Brief Article Sep 12, 2005 293
DisneyToon-ing up, scaling back. Hettrick, Scott Brief Article Aug 1, 2005 180
Flip-flopping franchises: 'Indy 4' cracks the whip but 'Rush Hour' hits some traffic. Fleming, Michael May 30, 2005 393
Sequels sink sans stars. McNary, Dave Industry Overview May 16, 2005 766
Atkinson repeats on 'Bean'. Dawtrey, Adam Brief Article Mar 28, 2005 155
'Pirates' booty call: thesps go extra mile for mouse sequels. McNary, Dave Brief Article Dec 27, 2004 216
Keeping score of videogames. D'Alessandro, Anthony Illustration Dec 13, 2004 190
Harlin a leader in follow-ups. Brief Article Aug 30, 2004 215
Box office news[TM]. Aug 23, 2004 504
Smart pix just the cure for sequelitis. McCarthy, Todd Jun 28, 2004 1100
'Bill' kills with less volume. Brief Article Apr 26, 2004 221
Raintree sees downpour of sequels. Osborne, Magz Brief Article Mar 1, 2004 227
Every man a demiurge: a matrix of your own. Walker, Jesse Feb 1, 2004 973
H'wood moving in slo-mo: even after tough lessons in '03, change is pokey. Bing, Jonathan; Brodesser, Claude Jan 26, 2004 1183
Third title in trilogy opens big. Adler, Carlye Dec 22, 2003 353
Pix swell abroad; U.S. underperformers are good travelers. (Film/International). Groves, Don Illustration Aug 11, 2003 909
Educated guessing: a look at why some movie sequels generate sales while others don't. Aug 4, 2003 975
Summer summary: a fish tale: season challenges B.O. 'truisms'. DiOrio, Carl Illustration Aug 4, 2003 1137
'Pie' makers nix fourth slice. (Stick A Fork In It). Snyder, Gabriel Brief Article Aug 4, 2003 251
H'w'd: a sequel opportunity town: new crop of follow-ups outpaces originals. DiOrio, Carl Industry Overview Jun 16, 2003 1094
Pic licensees fill up on seconds. (Inside Moves). Goldsmith, Jill Jun 16, 2003 579
Mining 'The Matrix'. (Inside Moves). Brief Article May 26, 2003 103
Exhibs await day-and-date `X2' launch. (Film/International). Groves, Don Directory May 5, 2003 2539
No equal for summer's sequels. (Nielsen EDI Box Office News[TM]). Industry Overview May 5, 2003 302
Charles in charge: the "Kissing Jessica Stein" helmer sinks his ideals into the "Legally Blonde" sequel. (Breaking Away). Rushfield, Richard Interview May 5, 2003 531
B.O. boost is `knights' quest. (Nielsen EDI Box Office News). Illustration Feb 10, 2003 229
`Rings' among world-class series. (Nielsen EDI Box Office News[TM]). Illustration Feb 3, 2003 280
More heat for summer sequels. (Box Office News). Statistical Data Included Aug 5, 2002 331
Are all films created sequel? as franchise fever grips the studios, every film project becomes a projected "Harry Potter" and every executive covets his sequels. (Inside Moves). Bart, Peter Brief Article Jul 29, 2002 638
Sequels work global mojo. (Box Office News[TM]). Brief Article Jul 29, 2002 336
SEQUELS MORE THAN EQUAL. HAYES, DADE Brief Article Sep 3, 2001 962
SEQUELS: SLOWER TRAIN ON THE LAUGH TRACK. Brief Article Jun 25, 2001 119
Columbia looks to loft sequel to boffo `Angels'. Fleming, Michael Brief Article Nov 20, 2000 119
Play them ALL again & again & again, Sam. Fleming, Michael; Harris, Dana Brief Article Jun 26, 2000 302
DOUBLE DUTY FOR `MATRIX'. FLEMING, MICHAEL Brief Article Aug 30, 1999 381
Cameron taps scribe for sequel to `Lies'. Fleming, Michael Brief Article Aug 30, 1999 199
Low scores for encores: sequels stalled by soaring talent costs. Cox, Dan; Carver, Benedict Cover Story Oct 26, 1998 2327
The foibles of summer. Bart, Peter Brief Article Sep 7, 1998 727
'Visiteurs 2' big B.O. cures sequel-phobia. Williams, Michael (British actor) Feb 16, 1998 635
Holiday '97: been there, done that. Klady, Leonard Nov 24, 1997 1222
Hollywood suffers from lack of imagination. Gehring, Wes D. Nov 1, 1997 2988
Burnout blisters pix. Klady, Leonard Jul 14, 1997 1359

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