An online journal of film and television studies: ISSN 1465-9166
University of Nottingham

August 1999

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Book Reviews

Variety International Film Guide 1999 edited by Peter Cowie
A Review by Robert McMinn

Dissident Voices: The Politics of Television and Cultural Change edited by Mike Wayne
A Review by Rita Lago

The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era by Thomas Schatz
A Review by Christofer Meissner

Hollywood Diva: A Biography of Jeanette MacDonald by Edward Baron Turk
A Review by Eva Nunez

Weirdsville USA: The Obsessive Universe of David Lynch by Paul A. Woods
King Pulp: The Wild World of Quentin Tarantino by Paul A. Woods
A Review by Paul Giles

The Language of Cinema by Kevin Jackson
A Review by Andy Willis

A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies by Martin Scorsese and Michael Henry Wilson
A Review by Peter Hutchings

Postmodern Cartographies by Brian Jarvis
A Review by James Lyons

Pulping Fiction: Consuming Literature across the Literature/Media Divide edited by Deborah Cartmell, I.Q. Hunter, Heidi Kaye and Imelda Whelehan
A Review by E J M Duggan

The Red Rooster Scare: Making Cinema American, 1900-1910 by Richard Abel
Celebrating 1895: The Centenary of Cinema edited by John Fullerton
A Review by Lee Grieveson

Screen Dreams: Fantasising Lesbians in Film by Clare Whatling
A Review by Jo Eadie

A Short Guide to Writing about Film (Third Edition) by Timothy Corrigan
A Review by Andrew Willis

The Sounds of Commerce: Marketing Popular Film Music by Jeff Smith
A Review by Ruth Doughty

Theorising Video Practice by Mike Wayne
A Review by Georgia Stone

Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema by Yvonne Tasker
A Review by Brenda A. Risch

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

Edge of Seventeen (dir. David Moreton, 1998)

A Review by Matthew Nelson


La Balia (dir. Marco Bellocchio, 1999)

A Review by Luca Prono


Life During Wartime: The Phantom Menace (dir. George Lucas, 1999)

A Review by Will Brooker


Prometheus (dir. Tony Harrison, 1998)

A Review by Ian Haydn Smith


The Thin Red Line (dir. Terence Malick, 1998)

A Review by Eugene Doyen

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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham