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

Issue 19 — February 2011 

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Book Reviews

All book reviews

Carmen on Film: A Cultural History by Phil Powrie, Bruce Babington, Ann Davies and Chris Perriam  
100 Hundred Years of Spanish Cinema by Tatjana Pavlovic, Inmaculada Alvarez, Rosana Blanco-Cano, Anitra Grisales, Alejandra Osorio and Alejandra Sánchez 
Cinema and Fascism: Italian Film and Society, 1922-1943 by Steven Ricci 
A review by Noelia Saenz

Screen Education: From Film Appreciation to Media Studies by Terry Bolas  
Beginning Film Studies By Andrew Dix 
A review by Juli Pitzer

Isuma: Inuit Video Artby Michael Robert Evans  
Outside Looking In: Viewing First Nations Peoples in Canadian Dramatic Television Series by Mary Jane Miller  
A review by Heather Macdougall

The French New Wave: Critical Landmarks edited by Peter Graham and Ginette Vincendeau  
Stardom in Postwar France edited by John Gaffney and Diana Holmes
A review by John Berra

Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era edited by Jonathan Gray, Jeffrey P. Jones, and Ethan Thompson 
A review by Evan Elkins

Gilles Deleuze: Cinema and Philosophyby Paola Marrati. Translated by Alisa Hartz  
Cinematic Mythmaking: Philosophy in Film by Irving Singer 
A review by Alexander Thimons

Puzzle Films: Complex Storytelling in Contemporary Cinema edited by Warren Buckland 
A review by Chris Pallant

Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story by Glyn Davis 
A review by Mike Miley

The Hitchcock Annual Anthology: Selected Essays from Volumes 10-15 edited by Sidney Gottlieb and Richard Allen
A review by Christina M. Parker

Film and Memory in East Germany by Anke Pinkert  
Nation and Identity in the New German Cinema by Inga Scharf 
A review by David Embree

Dismantling the Dream Factory: Gender, German Cinema and the Postwar Quest for a New Film Language by Hester Baer 
A review by Paul Cooke

Understanding Indian Cinema: Culture, Cognition and Cinematic Imagination by Patrick Colm Hogan  
Mourning The Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition by Bhaskar Sarkar 
A review by Scott Jordan Harris

Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Movies by Dave Saunders 
A review by Joseph Arton

Jean-Pierre Jeunet by Elizabeth Ezra  
The Tactile Eye: Touch and the Cinematic Experience by Jennifer M. Barker 
A review by Alison Frank

Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel by Nick Dawson  
The Films of Hal Ashby by Christopher Beach 
A review by Aaron Hunter

Steven Spielberg and Philosophy: We're Gonna Need a Bigger Book edited by Dean A. Kowalski   
Scenes of Love and Murder: Renoir, Film and Philosophy by Colin Davis 
A review by Chelsea Wessels

The Cinema of Naruse Mikio: Women and Japanese Modernity by Catherine Russell  
Forest of Pressure: Ogawa Shinsuke and Postwar Japanese Documentary by Abé Mark Nornes  
A review by Stephen Potter

Anatomy of Film. Sixth Edition by Bernard F. Dick 
A review by Monika Raesch

Playing with Memories: Essays on Guy Maddin edited by David Church 
The Young, the Restless, and the Dead: Interviews with Canadian Filmmakers, Volume 1 edited by George Melnyk 
A review by Rachel Walls

TV China edited by Ying Zhu and Chris Berry   
Transnational Television in Europe: Reconfiguring Global Communications Networks by Jean K. Chalaby 
A review by Bärbel Göbel

Screening Sex by Linda Williams
A review by Caroline Walters

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

The Godfather (dir. Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)

A review by Mark Chapman


Red Hill (dir. Patrick Hughes, 2010)

A review by Kate Harper


The Eclipse (dir. Conor McPherson, 2009)

A review by Andrea Grunert


Life on Mars (ABC, 2008-2009)

A review by Mary Irwin


Kaminey (dir. Vishal Bhardwaj, 2009)

A review by Sagnik Banerjee


Conference Reports

All conference reports

British Film 2000-2010: Crossing Borders, Transferring Cultures — a report by Ron Walker

NERFS (North-East Regional Film Seminar) — a report by Louise Anderson and Erin Hill-Parks

Investigating Torchwood: Text, Context, Audiences — a report by Ross P. Garner

European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) Conference (2010) — a report by Ozgur Cicek

MeCCSA-PGN Conference (2010) — a report by Douglas McNaughton

Screen Studies Conference (2010) — a report by Melanie Hoyes

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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham