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

May 2001

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Book Reviews

Alien Identities: Exploring Differences in Film and Fiction edited by Debroah Cartmell, I.Q. Hunter, Heidi Kaye and Imelda Whelehan 
A Review by Aylilsh Wood

American Archives: Gender, Race, and Class in Visual Culture by Shawn Michelle Smith
A Review by Lisa Rull

The Blood Poets: A Cinema of Savagery 1958-1999 Volumes I and II by Jake Horsley
A Review by Oliver Harris

Classics in Film and Fiction edited by Debroah Cartmell, I.Q. Hunter, Heidi Kaye and Imelda Whelehan 
A Review by Patrick J. Cook

For Documentary: Twelve Essays by Dai Vaughan
Experimental Ethnography: The Work of Film in the Age of Video by Catherine Russell
A History of Experimental Film and Video: From the Canonical Avant-Garde to Contemporary British Practice by A.L. Rees
A Review by Graeme Harper

Flatlining on the Field of Dreams: Cultural Narratives in the Films of President Reagan's America by Alan Nadel
A Review by Nick Redfern

Heroes in Hard Times: Cop Action Movies in the US by Neal King
A Review by Mark Bould

Shohei Imamura edited by James Quandt
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On: Yukiyukite Shingun by Jeffrey Ruoff and Kenneth Ruoff
A Review by Lori Hitchcock

Lance Comfort by Brian McFarlane
A Review by Melanie Williams

Media Studies: A Reader (Second Edition) edited by Paul Marris and Sue Thornham
A Review by Rita Lago

Sisters on Screen: Siblings in Contemporary Cinema by Eva Reuschmann
A Review by Hannah Patterson

Tracking King Kong: A Hollywood Icon in World Culture by Cynthia Erb
A Review by Peter Hutchings

On Media Violence by W. James Potter
Mythologies of Violence in Postmodern Media edited by Christopher Sharrett
A Review by Martin Barker

While America Watches: Televising the Holocaust by Jeffrey Shandler
A Review by Nathan Abrams

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

Bamboozled (dir. Spike lee, 2000)

A Review by Gerald R. Butters


Bless the Child (dir. Chuck Russell, 2000)

A Review by Caroline E. Wiebe


Cast Away (dir. Robert Zemeckis, 2000)

A Review by Jamie Poster


Dancer in the Dark (dir. Lars Von Trier, 2000)

A Review by Martyn Bone


Girl, Interrupted (dir. James Mangdold, 1999)

A Review by Diane R. Wiener


Kikujiro (dir. Takeshi Kitano, 1999) 

A Review by Brian Baker


Muertos de Risa (dir. Alex de la Iglesia, 1999) 

A Review by Andrew Willis


Requiem for a Dream (dir. Darren Aronofsky, 2000) 

A Review by Lisa Rull


The Wind Will Carry Us (dir. Abbas Kiarostami, 1999) 

A Review by Andrew Grossman


Traffic (dir. Steven Soderbergh, 2000)

A Review by Jacob R. Smith



Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham