ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze, a collection of essays edited by Kim Wilkins and myself, is now out with Edinburgh University Press. Two of the chapters are written by me: “Adaptation in Adaptation in Adaptation in Adaptation” and “Spike Jonze’s Screenwriting: The Screenplay.”

Two new articles published recently, for those interested in readings of domestic ensemble films: For Style journal, I wrote a piece on emotional contagion in the film Parenthood (Ron Howard, 1989): For Sydney Studies in English, abject humanism in adaptations of Tom Perrotta novels, Election (Alexander Payne, 1999) and Little Children (Todd Field, 2006):