-- Stephen Watt is located in Bloomington, IN --Caitlin Watt is located in Clemson, SC -- The editors and contributors to this volume are from a wide range of disciplines to address all aspects of John Wick worldbuilding and are best for this work because they are responsible for the research at "The World(s) of John Wick" conference in November 2019. -- Whether you consider the John Wick film franchise to be full of instant cult classics or surprise hits, the movies are no doubt a nostalgic throwback to revenge-thrillers popularized in the 1970s while featuring the action impulses of Kung Fu flicks. The worldbuilding blows people away and has become an iconic site of fan culture. John Wick 4 is planned for May 2022. -- The Year's Work series is dedicated to the analysis of recent fan cultural phenomena. This book explores the idiosyncrasies of an action film franchise that has cultivated a passionate fanbase with an elaborate subculture. The series description states that suitable topics will most likely require a multidisciplinary and often coauthored approach. -- Target audience includes film buffs and fans of the John Wick film franchise.
|Author by||: Caitlin G. Watt|
|Publisher||: Indiana University Press|
|File||: 450 Pages|