Dead Ringers (Vinyl)
In the Indian outsourcing industry, employees are expected to be "dead ringers" for the more expensive American workers they have replaced-complete with Westernized names, accents, habits, and lifestyles that are organized around a foreign culture
Twins: Dead Ringers
When Tess Devlin runs into her ex-husband Nick on a Boston sidewalk, she's furious at him for pretending he doesn't know her. She calls his cell to have it out with him, only to discover that he's in New Hampshire with his current girlfriend. But if Nick's in New Hampshire. who did she encounter on the street?Frank Lindbergh's dreams have fallen apart.
While the popular press has criticized movie remakes as signs of Hollywood s collective lack of imagination, the essays in Dead Ringers reveal the centrality and staying power of remakes as a formative genre in filmmaking. The contributors show that the practice of remaking films dates back to the origins of cinema and the evolution of film markets.