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Afrocyberpunk cinema: The postcolony finds its own use for things (2017)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2017). Afrocyberpunk cinema: The postcolony finds its own use for things. In G. J. Murphy, & L. Schmeink (Eds.), Cyberpunk and Visual CultureTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

Noting the effective exclusion of Africa from cyberpunk visions of the future, this essay considers several films from Africa, directed by Sylvestre Amoussou, Nadia El Fani, Neill Blomkamp and Jean-Pierre Bekolo, which draw upon and develop cyberpunk... Read More about Afrocyberpunk cinema: The postcolony finds its own use for things.

Afrofuturism in the new wave era (2017)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. Afrofuturism in the new wave era. In G. Canavan, & E. C. Link (Eds.), The Cambridge History of Science FictionCambridge University Press. Manuscript submitted for publication

This chapter provides a critical overview of the development of afrofuturism and black sf in the 1960s and 1970s across a range of media: mainstream fiction, popular music, film, comics, prose sf.

Paying freedom dues: Marxism, black radicalism, and blaxploitation sf (2016)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2016). Paying freedom dues: Marxism, black radicalism, and blaxploitation sf. In E. Mazierska, & A. Suppia (Eds.), Red Alert: Marxist Approaches to Science Fiction Cinema (72-97). Wayne State University Press

This chapter traces the relationship between Marxism and black radical theory and practice in America, noting the frequent presence of sf imagery at the intersection. It then outlines the development of blaxploitation and establishes a hitherto unrem... Read More about Paying freedom dues: Marxism, black radicalism, and blaxploitation sf.

The coy cult text: The Man Who Wasn’t There as noir SF (2015)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2015). The coy cult text: The Man Who Wasn’t There as noir SF. In J. Telotte, & G. Duchovnay (Eds.), Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult TextLiverpool University Press

Situates the Coen brothers' film in relation to the intersections of film noir and science fiction, uncovering its latent science-fictionality.

Slipstream cinema: Dick without the Dick (2015)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2015). Slipstream cinema: Dick without the Dick. In S. Schlensag, & A. Dunst (Eds.), The World According to Philip K. Dick, 119-136. Palgrave Macmillan

This essay proposes a slipstream cinema along the lines of slipstream fiction proposed by Bruce Sterling - and suggests that it is where we might find the cinematic legacy of Philip K Dick, rather than in the typically disappointing adaptations of hi... Read More about Slipstream cinema: Dick without the Dick.

The futures market: American utopias (2015)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2015). The futures market: American utopias. In E. C. Link, & G. Canavan (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction, 83-98. Cambridge University Press

Critical-historical overview of American utopian texts, from The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations to the current post-genre tumult.

Post-noir: Getting back to business (2014)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2014). Post-noir: Getting back to business. In R. B. Palmer, & H. B. Pettey (Eds.), International NoirEdinburgh University Press

‘Post-noir’ is, like all noir labels, heavily contested; even the need for it is open to question. Drawing on Fredric Jameson, Anne McClintock, Jean-François Lyotard and Kwame Anthony Appiah, this essay examines several specific – and contradictory –... Read More about Post-noir: Getting back to business.

Inner space (2014)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2014). Inner space. In J. Bell (Ed.), Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder - A BFI CompendiumSight & Sound

Critical overview of sf films exploring the destabilisation of human identity.

Film (2014)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2014). Film. In R. Latham (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Science FictionOxford University Press

A critical overview of critical-theoretical understandings of sf film, especially those promulgated by critics devoted to sf as a prose fiction form. It also considers adaptation, spectacle and special effects.

The stuff (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). The stuff. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of World Cinema: American Independent 2, 189-190. Intellect

The omega code/Megiddo: The omega code 2 (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). The omega code/Megiddo: The omega code 2. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of American Independent Cinema, volume 2, 296-298. Intellect/Chicago UP

Q-The winged serpent (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). Q-The winged serpent. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of American Independent Cinema, volume 2, 187-188. Intellect/Chicago UP

I drink your blood (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). I drink your blood. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of American Independent Cinema, volume 2, 184-185. Intellect/Chicago UP

The Crow (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). The Crow. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of American Independent Cinema, volume 2, 82-84. Intellect/Chicago UP

Bound (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). Bound. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of American Independent Cinema, volume 2, 209-211. Intellect/Chicago UP

Born in flames (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). Born in flames. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of American Independent Cinema, volume 2, 337-338. Intellect/Chicago UP

Blood simple (2013)
Book Chapter
Bould, M. (2013). Blood simple. In J. Berra (Ed.), Directory of American Independent Cinema, volume 2, 207-208. Intellect/Chicago UP