The iPhone Virgin

Lately I’ve been wanting to do what should have been an effortless thing. Take my crappy little prepaid Nokia brick-with-buttons that has a tendency to shut off whenever I answer it and move across to an iPhone on a moderately priced post-paid plan with the same provider, Virgin Mobile. So why can’t things be easy? …

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Lions Gate, Marvel and Serial Cinema

The most financially successful comic book film adaptation of all time, Marvel Studios’ The Avengers (2012) marks a turning point in the way cinema narratives function. Taking its lead from the successful low-to-medium budget Saw series (2003-10) and others, The Avengers with the Marvel superhero adaptations preceding it has explored and exploited the potential of …

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