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

August 2001 

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Book Reviews

A Passion for Films: Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque Française by Richard Roud
A Review by Sachiko Shikoda

British Television: A Reader edited by Edward Buscombe
A Review by Dianne Carr

Cinematic Political Thought: Narrating Race, Nation and Gender by Michael J. Shapiro
A Review bu George S. Larke

Feminisms edited by Sandra Kemp and Judith Squires
A Review by Sharon Lin Tay

Feminist Discourse and Spanish Cinema: Sight Unseen by Susan Martin-Márquez
A Review by Kathleen M. Vernon

Film Art: An Introduction by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson
A Review by Raymond J. Haberski Jr.

Flaming Classics: Queering the Film Canon by Alexander Doty
A Review by Harry Benshoff

Imagenation: Popular Images of Genetics by José Van Dijck
A Review by Aylish Wood

Material Culture in the Social World: Values, Activities, Lifestyles by Tim Dant
Consuming Environments: Television and Commercial Culture by Mike Budd, Steve Craig and Clay Steinman
A Review by Rory Drummond

The American Film Musical by Rick Altman
Genre and Hollywood by Steve Neale
A Review by Timothy Connelly

Musicals: Hollywood and Beyond edited by Bill Marshall and Robynn Stilwell

A Review by Annette Davison

Nursery Realms: Children in the Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horro edited by Gary Westfahl and George Slusser

A Review by Bridget M. Marshall

Taxi Driver by Amy Taubin

A Review by Jo Eadie

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

Before Night Falls (dir. Julian Schanbel, 2000)

A Review by A. Mary Murphy


The Blair Witch Project (dir. Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, 1999)

A Review by Deneka MacDonald


Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (dir. Ang Lee, 2000)

A Review by Brian Baker


Mars Attacks! (dir. Tim Burton,  1996)

Independence Day (dir. Roland Emmerich, 1996)

A Review by Harry M. Benshoff


The Last September (dir. Deborah Warner, 1999)

A Review by Shirley Peterson


Mansfield Park (dir. Patricia Rozema, 1999)

A Review by Irene Morra


The Ninth Gate (dir. Roman Polanski, 1999)

A Review by Kara L. Andersen


Shower (dir. Yang Zhang, 1999) 

A Review by Daniel Friedman


The Contender (dir. Rod Lurie, 2000)

A Review by Elizabeth Abele


The Other (dir. Youseff Chahine, 1999) 

A Review by Lina Khatib

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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham