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

Issue 1 — February 2005 

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Book Reviews

All Book Reviews

Crash Cultures: Modernity, Mediation and the Material edited by Jane Arthurs and Iain Grant

A review by Jon Baldwin

Film Editing: The Art of the Expressive by Valerie Orpen

A review by Martin Stollery

Genre, Myth, and Convention in the French Cinema, 1929-1939 by Colin Crisp

A review by Susan Hayward

Hitchcock’s Films Revisited: Revised Edition by Robin Wood

A review by Frances Pheasant-Kelly

Hollywood v. Hard Core: How the Struggle over Censorship Saved the Modern Film Industry by Jon Lewis

A review by Alex Naylor

Jean-Jacques Beineix by Phil Powrie

A review by Devona Mallory

Mouse Morality: The Rhetoric of Disney Animated Film by Annalee R. Ward

A review by Jon Baldwin

Selling Hollywood to the World: U.S. and European Struggles for Mastery of the Global Film Industry, 1920-1950 by John Trumphour

A review by Douglas Gomery

The Cinema of Emir Kusturica: Notes from the Underground by Goran Gocic

A review by William A. Martin

The Cinema of Wim Wenders: The Celluloid Highway by Alexander Graf

A review by Tim Grünewald

The Southern Movie Palace: Rise, Fall and Resurrection by Janna Jones

The Place of the Audience: Cultural Geographies of Film Consumption by Mark Jancovich and Lucy Faire, with Sarah Stubbings

A review by Ina Rae Hark

The Whisper of Leaves by Craig Smith

A review by Kenneth R. Morefield

Underground U.S.A: Filmmaking Beyond the Hollywood Canon edited by Xavier Mendik and Steven Jay Schneider

A review by Rebecca Feasey

Young and Innocent?: The Cinema in Britain 1896-1930 edited by Andrew Higson

A review by Jessica Brent

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Film Reviews

All Film Reviews

An Affair (Jeon-Sa) (dir. Yi Jae-Yong, 1999)

Happy End (Hae-P’i-En-Teu) (dir. Jung Ji-Woo, 1999)

A review by Teo Kia Choong

The Passion of the Christ (dir. Mel Gibson, 2004)

A review by Brian Gibson

Ma vraie vie à Rouen (dir. Jacuqes Martineau, 2002)

A review by Deborah Shaller

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (dir. Peter Jackson, 2003)

A review by Alice Mills

Elephant (dir. Gus Van Sant, 2003)

A review by Elizabeth Rosen

Capturing the Friedmans (dir. Andrew Jarecki, 2003)

A review by Deborah Shaller

Finále Festival of Czech Film, Plzen, Czech Republic 

A review by David Sorfa

Gerry (dir. Gus Van Sant, 2002)

A review by Dan Stefik

Cabin Fever (dir. Eli Roth, 2002)

A review by Ross Thompson 

Sylvia (dir. Christine Jeffs, 2003)

A review by Diane R. Wiener


Conference Reports

All Conference Reports

British Association for American Studies Annual Conference (2004) — A report by Catherine Mills

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (2004) — A report by Liza Palmer

Interrogating Post-Feminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture — A report by Rebecca Feasey

Journeys Across Media (JAM) forum — A report by Iris Luppa

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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham