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Hollywood to Bollywood: Reviewing the Culture
of Musicals

An M/C Reviews feature

http://reviews.media-culture.org.au

Edited by Emma Nelms and Kate Douglas

M/C Reviews would like to invite contributions
for a reviews feature on the theatrical and
cinematic significance of musicals.

We will publish a collection of short critiques
or thought-pieces (each submission should be
1000 words or less) on the subject of musicals
(whether film or theatre), as well as reviews
of particular musicals.

Possible topics include (but should not be
limited to):

The re-emergence of the musical (from Moulin
Rouge and Chicago to Dancer in the Dark)
Musical favourites—"hits" and "misses"
Hollywood, Bollywood and European musicals;
musicals and nationalism; post-colonial and
postmodern musicals
"Stars" of the musical
Film adaptations of stage musicals
Queer musicals
Dance/choreography
Costumes/makeup
Songs, sounds, voice-dubbing, lip-synching
The commodification of the musical; ancillary
texts—soundtracks, DVDs, re-releases

The deadline for submissions is 14th August
2003. Articles should be no longer than 1000
words (submissions exceeding this length will
not be considered) and should use MLA
referencing style. Please submit your articles
for consideration directly online at
http://reviews.media-culture.org.au (please
note—you must register as a user and include a
contact e-mail address; anonymous reviews will
not be published) or send completed submissions
and any enquiries via e-mail to Emma Nelms
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