Science Fiction Film & Television

Challenging capitalism

Ethics, exploitation and the sublime in Moon and Source Code

Science Fiction Film & Television (2018), 11, (3), 417–448.

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Blake, William. ‘Auguries of Innocence’. [First published 1863.] https://www.poetryfoundation.org. Accessed 20 Sep 2016. Google Scholar

Blouin, Michael. ‘Tarrying with Sublimity: The Limits of Cinematic Form in Duncan Jones’ Source Code’. Terror and the Cinematic Sublime: Essays on Violence and the Unpresentable in Post 9/11 Films. Ed. Todd. A. Corner and Lloyd Isaac Vayo. Jefferson: McFarland, 2013. Tarrying with Sublimity: The Limits of Cinematic Form in Duncan Jones’ Source Code Terror and the Cinematic Sublime: Essays on Violence and the Unpresentable in Post 9/11 Films Google Scholar

Bould, Mark. Routledge Film Guidebooks: Science Fiction. London: Routledge, 2012. Routledge Film Guidebooks: Science Fiction Google Scholar

Buckland, Warren. ‘Source Code’s Video Game Logic’. Hollywood Puzzle Films. London: Routledge, 2014. Source Code’s Video Game Logic Hollywood Puzzle Films Google Scholar

Burke, Edmund. A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1990. [First published 1757.] A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful Google Scholar

Cameron, Allan and Richard Misek. ‘Modular Spacetime in the “Intelligent” Blockbuster: Inception and Source Code’. Hollywood Puzzle Films. London: Routledge, 2014. Modular Spacetime in the “Intelligent” Blockbuster: Inception and Source Code Hollywood Puzzle Films Google Scholar

Constable, Catherine. Adapting Philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and The Matrix Trilogy. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2009. Adapting Philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and The Matrix Trilogy Google Scholar

Deleuze, Gilles. Cinema 1. Trans. Hugh Tomlinson and Barbara Habberjam. London: Athlone, 1992. Cinema 1 Google Scholar

Fordham, Joe. ‘Reality Deconstructed’. Cinefex 126 (2011): 41–67. Reality Deconstructed Cinefex 126 41 67 Google Scholar

Freud, Sigmund. ‘The Dissolution of the Oedipus Complex’. On Sexuality: Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality and Other Works. London: Penguin Books, 1977. The Dissolution of the Oedipus Complex On Sexuality: Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality and Other Works Google Scholar

Jameson, Fredric. Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. London and New York: Verso, 1991. Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism Google Scholar

Kant, Immanuel. The Critique of Judgement. Trans. Werner Pluhar. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1987. [First published 1790.] The Critique of Judgement Google Scholar

King, Geoff and Tanya Krzywinska. Science Fiction Cinema: From Outerspace to Cyberspace. London: Wallflower, 2000. Science Fiction Cinema: From Outerspace to Cyberspace Google Scholar

Mill, John Stuart. Oxford World Classics: On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2015. Oxford World Classics: On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays Google Scholar

Mullarkey, John. ‘Gilles Deleuze’. Film, Theory and Philosophy: The Key Thinkers. Ed. Felicity Colman. Durham: Acumen, 2009. Gilles Deleuze Film, Theory and Philosophy: The Key Thinkers Google Scholar

Nietzsche, Friedrich. ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’. The Portable Nietzsche. Ed. and trans. Walter Kaufmann. London: Viking Penguin, 1982. Thus Spoke Zarathustra The Portable Nietzsche Google Scholar

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. London: Bloomsbury, 2003. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Google Scholar

Sobchack, Vivian. Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film, revised edition. New Jersey: Rutgers UP, 1987. Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film Google Scholar

Wood, Aylish. Technoscience in contemporary American film: Beyond science fiction. Manchester and New York: Manchester UP, 2002. Technoscience in contemporary American film: Beyond science fiction Google Scholar

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