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

Issue 13 — February 2009

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Book Reviews

All book reviews

Culture Conglomerates: Consolidation in the Motion Picture and Television Industries by William M. Kunz

A review by Brenda McDermott


The Dream Team — The Rise and Fall of DreamWorks: Lessons from the New Hollywood by Daniel M. Kimmel

A review by Erin Hill-Parks


Satyajit Ray: Essays 1970-2005 by Gaston Roberge

A review by Gëzim Alpion


Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture edited by Yvonne Tasker and Diane Negra

A review by Jane Fader


The Virtual Life of Film by D.N. Rodowick

A review by Jason Kelly Roberts


The Immortal Marilyn: The Depiction of an Icon by John De Vito and Frank Tropea

A review by Jesse Schlotterbeck


The American Western by Stephen McVeigh 

"Injuns!": Native Americans in the Movies by Edward Buscombe

A review by Jo Eadie


Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane by J. E. Smyth

A review by Jonathan Stubbs


Framed Time: Toward a Postfilmic Cinema by Garrett Stewart

A review by John-Paul Kelly


Shakespeare on Film: Such Things as Dreams are Made of by Carolyn Jess-Cooke

A review by Sarah Arnold


Image and Territory: Essays on Atom Egoyan edited by Monique Tschofen and Jennifer Burwell

Tourists of History: Memory, Kitsch, and Consumerism from Oklahoma City to Ground Zero by Marita Sturken

A review by Fiona Handyside


Superheroes!: Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Film by Roz Kaveney

A review by Martin A. Zeller


The Romance of Transgression in Canada: Queering Sexualities, Nations, Cinemas by Thomas Waugh

A review by Sarah Artt


Unless the Threat of Death Is Behind Them: Hard-Boiled Fiction and Film Noir by John T. Irwin

A review by Mark Bould


The Last "Darky": Bert Williams, Black-on-Black Minstrelsy, and the African Diaspora by Louis Chude-Sokei

A review by Sinéad Moynihan


Masculine Singular: French New Wave Cinema by Genevieve Sellier (translated by Kristin Ross)  

The Films of Samuel Fuller: If You Die, I'll Kill Youby Lisa Dombrowski

A review by Michael Brian Faucette


The Essential Science Fiction Television Reader edited by J.P. Telotte

A review by David Simmons


Production Culture: Industrial Reflexivity and Critical Practice in Film and Television by John Thornton Caldwell 

Short Films… How to Make and Distribute Them by Nathan Parker

A review by Heather Macdougall


Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's "Infernal Affairs — The Trilogy" by Gina Marchetti

A review by Ruby Cheung


Hollywood Goes to Washington: American Politics on Screen by Michael Coyne

A review by Shayne Pepper

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

Transformers (dir. Michael Bay, 2007)

A review by Lincoln Geraghty


Frontier(s) (dir. Xavier Gens, 2007)

A review by Jonathan Walker


Into the Wild (dir. Sean Penn, 2007)

A review by Nazmi Al-Shalabi


The Lady Vanishes (dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 1938)

A review by Amitava Nag


Breakfast with Hunter (dir. Wayne Ewing, 2003)

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film (dir. Tom Thurman, 2005)

A review by K. J. Hunt


Conference Reports

All conference reports

Hypervisibility II: Homosexualities in Contemporary Francophone Visual Cultures — a report by James N. Agar


Television without Borders: Transfers, Translations and Transnational Exchange — a report by Alexandra Simcock


Obsession and Addiction — a report by Louis Bayman

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University of Nottingham