Hollywood Remakes, Deleuze and the Grandfather Paradox

  • Authors
  • Daniel Varndell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: The Remake Paradox

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      Pages 1-6
  3. The Problem of Choice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
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      Pages 9-32
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      Pages 33-57
  4. The Problem of Distance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
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      Pages 89-117
  5. The Problem of the Exception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
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      Pages 121-147
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      Pages 148-175
  6. Conclusion: Encore Deleuze

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      Pages 176-180
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 181-219

About this book


Hollywood Remakes, Deleuze and the Grandfather Paradox explores the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze using the framework of Hollywood's current obsession with remaking and rebooting classic and foreign films. Through an analysis of cinematic repetition and difference, the book approaches remakes from a range of philosophical perspectives.


Remake Paradox Hollywood film philosophy Deleuze Guattari schizoanalysis Lacan psychoanalysis Oedipus Nietzsche Kierkegaard Hitchcock Psycho Anthony Perkins Slasher genre sequels prequel shot for shot remake transnational remake cinema film philosophy

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