Archive – Joshua Wille
Fan Edit Database Scrapers for Plex and Kodi Media Players. 8216;The Hobbit: The Tolkien Edit’ and Screener-based Fan Edits. Inevitable Edits: Waiting for the Hobbit Superfilm. Remix Roundup: Loki, Godzilla, Transformers. Welcoming the Raiders Guys at KU. Publication Notes: ‘Fan Edits and the Legacy of The Phantom Edit’. Adaptation Anxiety and the Woes of ‘Watchmen’. The Return of ‘Watchmen: Midnight’. There and Back Again: Travels and Exhibitions in 2013. Defining the Fan Edit (or Fanedit).
Publication Notes: ‘Fan Edits and the Legacy of The Phantom Edit’ – Joshua Wille
Discuss its various effects on the critical reception of contemporary fan editing practice, and argue for new perspectives on the expanding field. I also argue that fan edits join sanctioned film revisions, extended cuts, and redux versions in communicating the inherent malleability of cinema to wider audiences. And I argue that scholarship should address contemporary works instead of basing nearly all fan editing commentary on one text. This is especially important given that The Phantom Edit. In passin...