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

February 2003 

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Book Reviews

Cinema of Outsiders: The Rise of American Independent Film by Emanuel Levy
A Review by Christine Becker

A Companion to Film Theory edited by Toby Miller and Robert Stam
Film Theory: An Introduction by Robert Stam
Film and Theory: An Anthology edited by Robert Stam
A Review by Ernest Mathijs

Contemporary Korean Cinema: Identity, Culture, Politics by Hyangjin Lee
A Review by Frances Gateward

Countervisions: Asian American Film Criticism edited by Darrell Y. Hamamoto and Sandra Liu
A Review by Chi-Yun Shin

Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out (Revised Edition) by Slavoj Zizek
A Review by Chris Dumas

Postmodern Journeys: Film and Culture 1996-1998 by Joseph Natoli
A Review by Kelly A. Ritter

Spanish Cinema: The Auterist Tradition edited by Peter William Evans
A Review by Antonio Lázaro Reboll

Tenebre/Tenebrae by Xavier Mendik
A Review by Leon Hunt

Thrillers by Martin Rubin
A Review by Ronald W. Wilson 

The Travelling Cinematograph Show by Kevin Scrivens and Stephen Smith
A Review by Ronald W. Wilson

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

About a Boy (dir. Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz, 2002) 

A review by Juliette Well


Asoka (dir. Santosh Sivan, 2001)

A review by Debanjan Chakrabati


The Butcher Boy (dir. Neil Jordan, 1997) 

A review by Shirley Peterson


East is East (dir. Damien O'Donnell, 1999)  

My Son the Fanatic (dir. Udayan Prasad, 1997)

review by Chi-Yun Shin


Josie and the Pussycats (dir. Harry Elfont & Deborah Kaplan, 2001) 

review by Elizabeth Hale


Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (dir. Simon West, 2001) 

A review by Rayna Denison


The Man Who Wasn't There (dir. Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, 2001) 

A review by Sabine Hikel and Andrew McAllister


Metropolis (dir. Fritz Lang, 1927) 

A review by Maria Ionita


Ocean's Eleven (dir. Lewis Milestone, 1960)

Ocean's Eleven (dir. Steven Soderbergh, 2001) 

A review by Karen McNally


Panic Room (dir. David Fincher, 2002) 

A review by Jon Wisbey


Pitch Black (dir. David N. Twohy, 2000) 

A review by David Greven

The Royal Tenenbaums (dir. Wes Anderson, 2001) 

review by Gordon Reavley


Taxi Driver (dir. Martin Scorsese, 1976) 

A review by Steve Shoemaker


Waking Life (dir. Rickard Linklater, 2001) 

A review by Jamie Sexton


Werckmeister Harmonies (dir. Bela Tarr, 2000) 

review by Zoran Samardzija

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Conference Reports

All conference reports

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (2003) — A report by Benjamin McCann

Figuring Addictions/Rethinking Consumption — A report by Bruce Bennett

32nd Popular Culture Association & 24th American Culture Association Annual Conference — A report by Dennis Cutchins

The Women's Studies Symposium — A report by Sharon Monteith

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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham