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

Issue 22 — February 2012 

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Book Reviews

All book reviews

Hollywood Incoherent: Narration in Seventies Cinema by Todd Berliner
The Godfather by Jon Lewis
A review by Adam O'Brien

A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Film Musical by Richard Barrios
Destablizing the Hollywood Musical: Music, Masculinity, and Mayhem by Kelly Kessler
Punk Slash! Musicals: Tracking Slip-Sync on Film by David Laderman 
A review by Alissa Burger

Translating Time: Cinema, the Fantastic, and Temporal Critique by Bliss Cua Lim
Crash: Cinema and the Politics of Speed and Stasis by Karen Beckman 
Abandoned Images: Film and Film's End by Stephen Barber
A review by Benjamin Betka

The Screenplay: Authorship, Theory and Criticsm by Steven Price 
Film Authorship: Auteurs and Other Myths by C. Paul Sellors 
Film Adaptation in the Hollywood Studio Era by Guerric DeBona
A review by Douglas MacLeod

Skyscraper Cinema: Architecture and Gender in America Film by Merrill Schleier
The Apartment Plot: Urban Living in American Film and Popular Culture, 1945-1975 by Pamela Robertson Wojcik
A review by Gillian Jein

Asian Horror by Andy Richards
Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema edited by Jinhee Choi and Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano
A review by Jamil Khader

The Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema by Nancy Condee 
Cinepaternity: Fathers and Sons in Soviet and Post-Soviet Film edited by Helena Goscilo and Yana Hashamova
A review by John A. Riley

American Science Fiction Film and Television by Lincoln Geraghty 
British Science Fiction Film and Television: Critical Essays edited by Tobias Hochscherf and James Leggott
The Philosophy of Science Fiction edited by Steven M. Sanders
A review by Marcus Smith

Sacred Space: The Quest for Transcendence in Science Fiction Film and Television by Douglas E. Cowan 
2001: A Space Odyssey by Peter Krämer 
Battlestar Galactica: Investigating Flesh, Spirit and Steel edited by Roz Kaveney and Jennifer Stoy
A review by Matthew Cheney

Doubting Vision: Film and the Revelationist Tradition by Malcolm Turvey 
A Grammar of Murder: Violent Scenes and Film Form by Karla Oeler
A review by Tijana Mamula

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Film Reviews

All film reviews

Ghostwatch (BBC One, 1992) and Interview with Stephen Volk

A review and interview by Elizabeth Evans 


Terraferma (dir. Emanuele Crialese, 2011) 

A review by Lorenzo Mari


Midnight in Paris (dir. Woody Allen, 2011)

A review by Elliot Morsia


Conference Reports

All conference reports

Women and Film in Africa: Overcoming Social Barriers — a report by Bronwen Pugsley

Research Symposium: Gender Cultures and Reality Television — a report by Felicity Perry

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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
University of Nottingham