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

August 2004 

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Book Reviews

All book reviews

A Long Hard Look at Psycho by Raymond Durgnat

A review by Frances Pheasant-Kelly

Cinema of Interruptions: Action Genres in Contemporary Indian Cinema by Lalitha Gopalan

A review by Oindrila Mukherjee

Conspiracy Nation: The Politics of Paranoia in Postwar America edited by Peter Knight

A review by Christopher H. Smith

Dreaming of Fred and Ginger: Cinema and Cultural Memory by Annette Kuhn

A review by Paul Grainge

Film: An Introduction (Second Edition) by William H. Phillips

A review by Warren Buckland

Global Hollywood edited by Toby Miller, Nitin Govil, John McMurria and Richard Maxwell

A review by Daniel Chamberlain

Horse Opera: The Strange History of the 1930s Singing Cowboy by Peter Stanfield

A review by Sean Griffin

Mexico City in Contemporary Mexican Cinema by David Foster

A review by Karen Anijar & Nicole Teyechea

Oscar Micheaux and His Circle: African-American Filmmaking and Race Cinema of the Silent Era edited by Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines and Charles Musser

A review by Celeste-Marie Bernier

Studying Contemporary American Film: A Guide to Movie Analysis by Thomas Elsaesser and Warren Buckland

A review by Eugenie Brinkema

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea: The Dialectics of a Filmmaker by Paul A. Schroeder

Spanish National Cinema by Núria Triana-Toribio

A review by Mileta Roe

Questioning African Cinema: Conversations with Filmmakers by Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike

A review by Ambrose Uchenunu

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

Bringing Down the House (dir. Adam Shankman, 2003)

A review by Rebecca Janicker

Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (dir. McG, 2003)

A review by Natalie Wilson-Clift

Hulk (dir. Ang Lee, 2003)

A review by Bob Rehak

Irréversible (dir. Gaspar Noé, 2002)

A review by Eugenie Brinkema

Laurel Canyon (dir. Lisa Cholodenko, 2002)

A review by Michael Keating

The Magdalene Sisters (dir. Peter Mullan, 2002)

A review by Brian Gibson

Playtime (dir. Jacques Tati, 1967)

A review by Jerome de Groot

The Recruit (dir. Roger Donaldson, 2003)

A review by Ross Thompson

Spider (dir. David Cronenberg, 2002)

Videodrome (dir. David Cronenberg, 1983)

A review by Wayne Egers

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (dir. Robert Zemeckis, 1988)

A review by Greg Jericho

X2 (dir. Bryan Singer, 2003)

A review by Rayna Denison


Conference Reports

All conference reports

Active Heroines Study Day — A report by Kerry Gough

The Wicker Man: Rituals, Readings and Reactions  An Interdisciplinary Conference — A report by Mikel J. Koven

Breaking the Boundaries in Television Historiography: Historical Research and the Television Archive — A report by Jamie Medhurst

Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Conference (2003) — A report by Rayna Denison

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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham