Whether on page, or on screen, Solomon Northrup’s twelve years in bondage show the scars of slavery in all their vivid pain, contrasted against the promise of freedom.
Abigail Horne, an English PhD and postdoctoral fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, teaches film, writing and Southern American and African-American literatures of the 19th and 20th centuries at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.
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In 2023, the Bond franchise celebrates its 70th anniversary. Very few franchises, with the exception of the Universal Classic Monsters and Godzilla series have enjoyed such a long life in popular media like film. Like them, the Bond franchise has seen many new beginnings which continually restart the property, which perpetually reset it, and which are bound to do so again.