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FilmInt_15.1_Cover_RGBVolume 15 Issue 1

by Daniel Lindvall

Sully Is a Little Dully
by Patrick McGilligan

The Capra Touch: Nostalgia culture in American Film
by Laura Crossley

Baltimore 2015, Black Lives Matter and the Prescience of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing
by Brian C. Johnson

Angling To Catch a Thief
by Murray Pomerance

Translating Highsmith to Cinema
by Marc Rosenberg

The Lady from Shanghai: Concluding Welles’s American century interrogation
by Tony Williams

The International Film-Making Adventures of Po Chih Leong
by Andy Willis and Felicia Chan

Before Going Away: An interview with Clancy Sigal
by Patrick McGilligan

‘Where Is He?’: An interview with Grant Scicluna
by Tom Ue

Song of Saul: An interview with Saul Levine
by Brian Wilson

Book Review: Oeuvre Emerging: Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet
by Andrew Repasky McElhinney

Film Review: Contradictions of the West(ern): The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
by Jeremy Carr

Criterion Core: A Night at the Theatre (My Dinner with Andre, Vanya on 42nd Street, The Master Builder)
by Brandon Konecny

Film Review: San Andreas: Staging the disaster in the hopes of subverting it
by Stephen Sigl

Parting Words: Experimenting with Form in the Serial Documentary
by Jacob Mertens


FilmInt14.3-4Cover_RGBVolume 14 Issues 3-4

Editorial: The Lives and Deaths of the Yuppie on the American Screen
by Daniel Lindvall

Rich and Strange: The Yuppie horror film
by Barry Keith Grant

A Social Vision Lost: From the 1970s black upper class to 1980s buppies
by Jon Kraszewski

Working Girl and Second-Wave Feminism: Reviewing the 1980s
by Rosie White

Character and Capital in the Wall Street Films of oliver Stone
by Carl Freedman

Dead Hands: Vampires, zombies and yuppies from Reagan to Obama (and Trump)
by Will Dodson

Obey, Consume: Class struggle as revenge fantasy in The Live
by Gerry Canavan

‘I Simply Am Not There’: American Psycho, the turn of the millennium and the yuppie as a killer of the Real
by Peter Deakin

Yuppie Dot-Con: Running on empty with the e-entrepreneur in August
by John Berra

The Perils of Being Normal: The Asian American yuppie
by Ken Chen

The Buppie and Authentic Blackness: Middle-class cultural producers in Spike Lee’s Bamboozled and HBO’s Treme
by Ruth Doughty

Dark Knights of Capital: The yuppie in the era of permanent crisis
by Daniel Lindvall

The Uncomfortable Polyphony of Being: An interview with Aleksei German Jr.
by Sergey Toymentsev

Documenting the Women Behind the Camera: An interview with Alexis Krasilovsky and Harriet Margolis
by Anna Weinstein

Criterion Core: Wenders on the Road (Alice in the Cities, Wrong Move, Kings of the Road)
by Jeremy Carr

Around the Circuit: The 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
by Barry Keith Grant

Book Review: Art in Spite of Madness:Klaus Kinski, Beast of Cinema: Critical Essays and Fellow Filmmaker Interviews
by Tony Williams

Parting Words: La La Land and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg


FilmInt14.2 Full Cover Design-1 (1)Volume 14 Issue 2

by Daniel Lindvall

If Ever a Wiz There Was: The post-fact tornado of truthful hyperbole in Trump’s presidential campaign
by Garry Leonard

Contextualizing The Stranger
by Tony Williams

The World of Film Through the Eyes of Reporter ‘Billie’ Wilder
by Simón Peña-Fernández

Literary Pistols and Rhetorical Bullets: When evangelist Pauline (Kael) met homilist (Dirty) Harry
by David C. Ryan

Post-Wall Berlin Documentary Films
by Katrina Sark

A Madcap Heart: The twisted allure of Gloria Grahame
by Peter Kurtz

Frozen, Homosexuality and Masochism
by Robert Geal

The Film’s the Thing: Truth in nested narratives in the films of Almodóvar
by Bruce Drushel

‘Are You Watching Closely?’ A study of Christopher Nolan’s engagement with structure, chronology and motif
by Mukund Madhav Varma, Ravi Bhoraskar and Sudha Shastri

A Personal Latin American Cinema: Interview with Lorenzo Vigas
by Loreta Gandolfi

Andrew Cividino and the Triumph of Sleeping Giant
by Tom Ue

Rediscovering the Cinema Culture of the Congo: An interview with Cecilia A. Zoppelletto
by Paul Risker

Review: The Confidence of Competence: Howard Hawks’ Rio Bravo
by Jeremy Carr

Book Review: Welles, Act III and Orson on the Street (Orson Welles: One Man Band, At the End of the Street in the Shadow: Orson Welles and the City)
by Tony Williams

Criterion Core: A Distant Kind of Intimacy (Hiroshima mon amour, Fantastic Planet, Inside Llewyn Davis)
by Jacob Mertens

Around the Festival Circuit: The 2016 Cannes Film Festival
by Joseph Pomp

Parting Words: The Cloak of Patriotism
by Jacob Mertens


fint-14-1Volume 14 Issue 1

by Daniel Lindvall

Crisis in the Digital Visual Effects Industry and Hollywood Cinema
by Rama Venkatasawmy

Play It Again, Diane: Woody Allen’s portrayal of female characters to promote the male lead
by Brianne Jewett Brenneman

Creating the Traumatic Body: Female genitals as wounds in Antichrist
by Harriet Earle

Everything We Want and the Documenting of Personal Quests
by Katrina Sark

Films We Will Never See: An account of André Delvaux’s unproduced film projects
by Santiago Rubín de Celis

What Grows in This Stony Rubble? Melodrama in It’s a Wonderful Life and The Waste Land
by Garry Leonard

The Fall of the House of Amberson
by Tony Williams

The Aviator: Film-making, capitalism, flying and the psychopathological
by Leighton Grist

Absorbing from Collaborators: A conversation with Gina Leibrecht
by Paul Risker

Distributing Chinese Independent Cinema in the United States: A conversation with Karin Chien
by Lisa Patti

Show Me a Hero: Alan Zweig on Steve Fonyo and Hurt
by Tom Ue

Review: Genius as Madman: The Stanford Prison Experiment
by Matthew Sorrento

Criterion Core: Noir Protagonists and Conspiring g Nightcapes (I Wake Up Screaming, Ride the Pink Horse, Night and the City, Insomnia)
by Brandon Konecny

Cinematic Inception: Ben Wheatley and Down Terrace
by Chris Neilan

Book Review: Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen
by Tony Williams

Parting Words: Video and Politics
by Jacob Mertens


FINT 13.4 coverVolume 13 Issue 4

by Daniel Lindvall

Film Title Sequences and Widescreen Aesthetics
by Deborah Allison

“Morale Boosting Necklines” and Other Forms of Support: Propaganda aimed at American women in World War II films
by Brianne Brenneman

Atomic Cinema: Nuclear proliferation and deterrence theory as refracted through the camera lens
by Si Sheppard

Fear and Self-Loving: Masturbation in teen movie comedies
by Brian C. Johnson

The Insurrection of Time: Temporality, modernity and The Battle of Algiers
by Kevin Chabot

Folktales, Female Martyrs and Flaubert in Tunisian Films
by Matthew Fullerton

The Renaissance of Kurdish Cinema
by Abdulla Al-Dabbagh

Mothering, Modernizing, and the Power of Horror: Mother images in Korean art films Mother and Pietà

Documentary, Adaptation, Creation: An interview with Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman
by Matthew Sorrento

Lost Films: A conversation with Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson on The Forbidden Room
by John Duncan Talbird

The Kozole Rule: Profile of a Slovenian film-maker
by Erica Johnson-Debeljak

Review: A More or Less Sensible Project: Jacques Ranciére’s Béla Tarr, the Time After
by Brandon Konecny

Criterion Core: Three Takes on Class Concsciousness (A Day in the Country, The Swamp, Here Is Your Life)
by William Repass

Around the Circuit: The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival
by Barry Keith Grant

Parting Words: Japanese Animation and the Fall of the House of Ghibli
by Jacob Mertens


final final filmint 13.3 (1)Volume 13 Issue 3

by Daniel Lindvall

by Gary McMahon

The Medium as Messenger: Farewell notes, filmic motifs and the melodrama
by Julian Hanich

Boys From Bed to Battlefield: Questions of German guilt in The Bridge
by Lotte Buiting

The Subalterns Who Walked Themselves to the Neo-liberal Market: The cynical Bildungsroman Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire
by Tamas Nagypal

The Perils of Aphrodite: A new take on star theory
by Arnold Cusmariu


The Accidental Cultist: An interview with Jack Hill
by Paul Risker

Filming a Family Legacy: An interview with Samantha Fuller
by Anna Weinstein

The Cult Life On-screen: An interview with Cédric Kahn on Wild Life (Vie Sauvage)
by Gary M. Kramer

The Eyes of Cronenberg, Russell and “The Time Warp”: An interview with cult cinematographer Peter Suschitzky
by David A. Ellis

“Artsploitation” for the Masses: Ray Murray on art house genre distribution
by Irv Slifkin

Review: David Fincher’s Alien Autopsy
by Mike Miley

Review: The Ninth Gate and the Realm of Divinity
by Stephen Sigl

Criterion Core: Framing Domestic Loneliness (The Long Day Closes, Love Streams, All That Heaven Allows)
by Brandon Konecny

Parting Words: Decisive Moments
by Jacob Mertens


Cover_13_2Volume 13 Issue 2

Editorial: Diversity in U.S. Cinema
by Daniel Lindvall

Before The Sheik: Rudolph Valentino and sexual melancholia
by Elisabetta Girelli

“Death, Thou Shalt Die!”: Heathers and the culture industry
by Logan Wiedenfeld

Some Further Thoughts on Vera Cruz
by Tony Williams

“The Merchant Is Become the Sovereign”: Corporate imperialism in James Cameron’s Avatar
by Si Sheppard

Jia Zhangke and His A Touch of Sin: Social violence, the criminal knight and chilling fantasy
by Shenshen Cai

The Essence of African Cinema: Diverging media ideologies in sub-Saharan African cinema
by Manouchka Kelly Labouba

Unconquered, Our Better Selves: On Jackie Robinson (42) and Nelson Mandela (Invictus) and sports as social reconciliation
by Daniel Garrett

At Home with H.R. Giger: A conversation with director Belinda Sallin
by John Duncan Talbird

Ned Rifle and the Peculiarity of Hal Hartley: An interview
by Amir Ganjavie

“Done In”: Adam Stephen Kelly on his Cannes debut
by Tom Ue

Review: Faust and the Abandonment of the Metaphysical
by Stephen Sigl

Criterion Core: Vengeance is Theirs! (Pickpocket, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, Vengeance is Mine!, Ride the Pink Horse, The Thin Blue Line)
by Matthew Sorrento

Cinematic Inception: Christopher Nolan and Following
by Chris Neilan

Parting Words: Film as Meditation
by Jacob Mertens


13.1(cover)Volume 13 Issue 1

by Daniel Lindvall

Damsels in Distress?
by Stella Hockenhull

“We Were All Rushing. Why? Because We Were Preparing to Go to the Movies!” Actress Lassie Lou Ahern reminiscences about her gorgeous career in Hollywood silent pictures
by Jeffrey Crouse

Time and Pace: Synchrony in the city of Make Way for Tomorrow
by Thomas Zachary Toles

Assheton Gorton: A Life in Film
An interview with Murray Pomerance

Humanist Ethics in John Sayles’s Casa de los Babys
by Wyatt Moss-Wellington

Shades of Activism: Jon Raymond on Night Moves
by Matthew Sorrento

Filming in Toronto: An interview with Elan Mastai on What If
by Tom Ue

A Veteran’s Next Step: Rolf de Heer on Charlie’s Country
by Paul Risker

Criterion Core: Fabled Facts, Factual Fables and the Domain of the Fringe Documentary (My Winnipeg, The Blues Accordin’ to Lightnin’ Hopkins, F For Fake)
by Jacob Mertens

Director Spotlight: Marco Berger and the Intimate Portrayal of Sexual Tension
by Gary M. Kramer

Celluloid Politics: Monolith and Montage
by William Repass

Parting Words: The Inertia of the Academy Awards
by Jacob Mertens


8TD1nO8aWgsldj1U_400x0Volume 12 Issue 4

by Daniel Lindvall

Naked for Lunch: Alex Radivojević interviewed
by Rajko Radović

Redefining the Self: The Human Centipede and physical spectatorship
by Laura Wilson

Family, Gang and Ethnicity in Italian-themed Hollywood Gangster Films
by Silvia Dibeltulo

A New World Is Coming: Visiting with Godfrey Reggio
by John Malkin

A Queer Reading of Nuevo Cine Mexicano
by Oscar A. Pérez

Turning Japanese: From Sideways to Saidoweizu: An examination of a Japanese remake of a Hollywood film
by Jeffrey L. Griffin

Like a Mirror Walking Alongside a Road: An interview with Volker Schlöndorff
by John Duncan Talbird

A Rebel Rides Again: An interview with Monte Hellman on The Shooting (1966) and Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
by Matthew Sorrento

Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia: A conversation with Nathan Dunne
by Noah Charney

Life Regained: An interview with Michael Rossato-Bennett on Alive Inside (2014)
by David A. Ellis

Review: Cosmopolis
by James Slaymaker

Criterion Core: The Sound of Silence (Safety Last!, City Lights, Master of the House)
by Brandon Konecny

Around the Circuit: Toronto International Film Festival
by Barry Keith Grant

Parting Words: The Problem with Perfection
by Jacob Mertens


Cover_12.3Volume 12 Issue 3

by Daniel Lindvall


Introduction: Contemporary Independent Iranian Cinema
by Parviz Jahed (Guest Editor) and Amir Ganjavie (Associate Guest Editor)

The Question of National Cinema in Iranian Independent Cinema
by Amir Ganjavie

The Myth of Bastoor and the Children of Iranian Independent Cinema
by Farshad Zahedi

Independent Cinema in Post-1979 Revolution Iran
by Mansoor Behnam

An Independent Voice with a Famous Face: Interview with Niki Karimi
by Ali Moosavi

Iranian Independent Cinema Does Not Exist!
by Milad Dokhanchi

Melodrama and Censorship in Iranian Cinema
by Niklaus Reichle

Keeping It Reel
by Roxanne Varzi

Back at the ‘Foot of the Mountain’
by Kara Abdolmaleki

The Other Film International
by James Udden

Underground Cinema in Iran
by Parviz Jahed


Interview: Wallace Shaw and Andre Gregory
by Matthew Sorrento

Interview: Ted Kotcheff
by Paul Risker

Interview: Jack Laskey and Peter Fudakowski
by Tom Ue

Review: Journey to Italy
by Jeremy Carr

Criterion Core: Time Distorts All Things (ShoahThiefPersona
by Jacob Mertens

Film Musings: Gender Performativity and The Rocky Horror Picture Show
by Victoria Tickle

Parting Words: The Elusive Art of Adaptation 
by Jacob Mertens


12.2coverVolume 12 Issue 2

by Daniel Lindvall

Scotland As a Site of Sacrifice
by John Marmysz

Whose Fault Was the Holocaust That Never Occurred: Made-for-television fantasies of nuclear displacement in the 1980s
by David Christopher

The Ford Brothers and the Men Who Shot Westerns
by Joe Carducci

Saffronizing Bollywood Cinema: The Good Indian and the Muslim Threat
by Narinderjit Kaur Dhillon and Joel Gwynne

Where Redemption Is Found: Julie Dash’s great film Daughters of the Dust and the book anthology Screenplays of African American Experience
by Daniel Garrett

Detectives: Height and age of actors
by Sandor Setalo

Technological Metafiction: Recursive visual culture in the cinema of the late 1990s
by Axel Andersson

Mass Human Suffering and Political Machinations: Back to 1942
by Peter Wilshire

“The absolute truth about someone is not possible”: an interview with Sebastian Junger on his homage documentary to Tim Hetherington, Which Way Is the Front Line From Here?
by Jamie Isbell

Working on the Periphery: an interview with David Lowery
by Jacob Mertens

Review: Nymphomaniac
by Forrest Cardamenis

Criterion Core: The Persistence of Family (Life is SweetThe Big CityI Married a Witch)
by Brandon Konecny

A Study in Story: The expert protagonist in Le Samouraï and Drive
by Christopher Neilan

Parting Words: Los Angeles and the Networking Culture
by Jacob Mertens


12.1_coverVolume 12 Issue 1

by Daniel Lindvall

Did Film Noir Really Happen, or Was It a Set-up?
by Garry Leonard

Exotic Pinups, Magnetic Divas, Beloved Icons: Zarah Leander and Rita Hayworth through the Looking Glass of National and Transnational Identity
by Galina Bakhtiarova

The Silver Scream: The Art of Edvard Munch as a Cinematographic Representational System
by Anders R. Sørnes

The 1950s Stardom: Popularity, Publicity and the Discourse of Love
by Aarti Wani

Keys to a Hurricane: Reading Race, Class, and Abjection in The Skeleton Key
by Maisha Wester

A Historical Approach to the Slasher Film: The Classical Period, the Post-slasher, and the Neoslashers
by Sotiris Petridis

Storytelling Intertextuality: From Django Unchained to The Matrix
by Helle Kannik Haastrup

Yesterday’s Belle: Today’s Pretty Young Thing
by Yaron Dahan

Here and There: An Interview with Director Mitja Okorn
by Noah Charney

Interview: Bernardo Bertolucci is Back, Dishing on Berlusconi, Branod, Borges and 3D
by Ed Rampell

Interview: The Online Chatroom of Andrew Douglas’s uwantme2killhim?
by Tom Ue

Criterion Core: The Balance Between Light and Dark (The Uninvited, The Devil’s Backbone, Eyes Without a Face)
by Jacob Mertens

Film Musings: Not Necessarily Noir
by Robert Kenneth Dator

Parting Words: The Innate Grace of Creating Art
by Jacob Mertens


11.6Volume 11 Issue 6

Editorial: The Bechdel Test and the Biases of Cinema
by Daniel Lindvall

The New Mother: Replacement and re-nuclearization in Hollywood’s narratives about stepfamilies
by Hampus Hagman

Two Interviews about To Catch a Thief
by Tifenn Brisset

‘Light the Cigarette, Fold Back the Silk’: Defining David Lynch as a liminal film-maker
by Michael Daye

Viddy Well, Brother: An Australian comic’s tribute to Stanley Kubrick
by Emmet O’Cuana

Authorship and Utopia: The case of John Carter
by Tony Williams

Spotlight on Caroline Link
by Anna Weinstein

An Interview with Yann Gonzales
by Mark James

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: A Man Escaped, Two-Lane Blacktop, Le Beau Serge, Repo Man, Fear and Desire, Gate of Hell, Sweetie

Book Reviews: Jean Epstein, Film Genre Reader IV, The Romy Schneider Story, A Social History of Iranian Cinema 4, Todd Haynes

Festival reports: Toronto, Busan


FilmNoirIssueVolume 11 Issue 5

Editorial: My Noir
by Sarah Perks and Andy Willis

My Noir: Double Indemnity
by Michael Connor

My Noir: The Third Man
by Simon Stephens

My Noir: Sunset Boulevard
by Michael Knowles

My Noir: Women’s Prison
by Peaches Christ

My Noir: Explain Nothing: How uncertainty freed The Big Sleep
by Declan Clarke

My Noir: The Hitch-Hiker
by M.J. Hyland

My Noir: Touch of Evil
by Jamie Graham

My Noir: Shock Corridor
by Andrew Kötting

Neo-Noir: The cultural significance (and insignificance) of a film style
by Andy Willis

My Noir: Blood Simple
by Jason Wood

My Noir: John Dahl’s neo-noir trilogy
by Bren O’Callaghan

My Noir: Devil in a Blue Dress
by Maggie Hoffgen

My Noir: Ambiguity, ambivalence and alienation in 1990s international noir
by Sarah Perks

My Noir: Stray Dog
by Ivy Ho

My Noir: Everybody Says I’m Fine
by Qasim Riza Shaheen

My Noir: Hell is a City
by Kevin Cummins

My Noir: Alphaville
by Sarah Schipschack and Leif Magne Tangen

Interview with Fahad Mustafa and Deepi Kakkar
by Gary M. Kramer

Spotlight on Cristina Commencini
by Anna Weinstein

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: The Blue Angel, The First Films of Akira Kurosawa, Branded to Kill, The Secret of the Grain, A High Wind in Jamaica, Bigger Than Life

Book Reviews: Directory of World Cinema: France, War, Politics and Superheroes, The Cinema of Michael Winterbottom, A Social History of Iranian Cinema, The Actor Within: Intimate Conversations with Great Actors

Film review: Interior. Leather Bar.


filmintcover11.3.4(lowres)Volume 11 Issue 3-4

by Daniel Lindvall

The Engels Project
by Mike Wayne and Deirdre O’Neill

Desiring to Merge: Restoring value in niche-interest adult DVDs
by David Church

Transvestite Mammy Caricature: Its cinematic and social evolution in Hollywood cinema
by Yjarvoe Jensen

Last Man (With)Standing: The character-disaster film
by Matthew Sorrento

Hitchcock Goes to the Dogs
by Murray Pomerance

The Invisible and the True Story of Italy: An interview with Giovanna Taviani
by Giovanna Summerfield


Ang Pelikulang Binisaya: Cebuano film and the search for a regional cinematic heritage
by Paul Douglas Grant

Our Decaying Object of Desire: The lost (and found) Cebuano film, Badlis sa Kinabuhi/Lifeline
by Misha Anissimov

The Theology of Gambling
by Radel Paredes

One Take, Many (Hi)Stories: Notes for an appreciation of Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria
by Stefano Ciammaroni

A Cebuano Zombie Invasion: Di Ingon ‘Nato
by Andrew Leavold

Cebu’s Black Sheep of God: Interview with Keith Deligero
by Paul Douglas Grant

Resisting Bollywood: Monpura as popular folk cinema of Bangladesh
by Md. Towfique-E-Elahi

Representation of Poverty in Indian Mainstream Hindi Films (1947-90): A case study
by Pallav Mukhopadhyay

Spotlight on Marleen Gorries
by Anna Weinstein

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: David Lean directs Noel Coward, Walkabout, Guilty of Romance, Che, The Haunted Castle, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Junebug, The Samurai Trilogy, La Signora di tutti, Pigsty

Book Reviews: Love in the Time of Cinema, Thomas Ince, Greek Cinema, Scotland, The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema, World Film Locations: London, Popular Italian Cinema, Korean Cinema of the Global Era

Film reviews: Meat Hooked!, Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

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filmintcover12(webPromo)Volume 11 Issue 2

by Daniel Lindvall

‘The Last Silent Star Standing’: an oral history of 1920s film with Diana Serra Cary
by Jeffrey Crouse

The Passive Hero: from Yugoslavia to independence, an investigation into Slovenian film
by Noah Charney

A Pacifist and/or Cowardly Yank in Britain: The Americanization of Emily (1964) as anti-war classic
by Richard A. Voeltz

Time is Money: the acceleration of time and the vanquishing of space in Melancholia, Another Earth and In Time
by William Anselmi and Lise Hogan

Spotlight on Gillian Armstrong
by Anna Weinstein

Catching up with The Silver Goat: an interview with Tom Colley
by Tom Ue

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara, Hwang hae/The Yellow Sea, Tokyo Drifter, Ruggles of Red Gap, Underwater Love, Two Lane Blacktop, Harakiri, Accattone

Book Reviews: The Film Theory Reader, Reeling: Do the Movies Have a Future?, The Films of Péter Forgács, New Zealand Film & Television, New Zealand Cinema, Producing Bollywood, The Apu Trilogy, A Social History of Iranian Cinema

Film review: Shah-re ziba/Beautiful City

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Volume 11 Issue 1

Editorial: Wadjda, Saudi Arabian Cinema and Women’s Rights
by Daniel Lindvall

How to Escape from Brazil: Interview with Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek and British director Sophie Fiennes
by Rajko Radovic

Effacing the Effaced: Chris Marker’s collectivist period
by Patrick Tolle

Cinema Returns to the Source: Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams
by Roger F. Cook

The Rhetorical Force of Conflicting Emotions in Operation Filmmaker: a cognitive approach to documentary performance and emotion
by Elizabeth Marquis

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: Three Popular Films by Jean-Pierre Gorin, Metropolitan, Island of Lost Souls, Certified Copy, Summer with Monika, Hawks and Sparrows, The Complete Humphrey Jennings, The Gold Rush, The 39 Steps

Book Reviews: When Movies Mattered, Millennial Cinema, Polanski and Perception, Screen Dynamics, De-Westernizing Film Studies, Stardom and the Aesthetics of Neorealism, Jacques Rivette, Queer Pollen, Directory of World Cinema: Germany

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Volume 10 Issue 6

Editorial: Cosmopolis and the end of the 80s
by Daniel Lindvall

Paradise is Here: The aesthetic world of Imad and Swel Noury
by Omar El-Khairy and Omar Kholeif

Graphic: Tears of Gaza
by Chris Hutchinson

Woman Run Amok: Two films by Lars von Trier
by Christopher Sharrett

No Start, No End: Auteurism and the auteur theory
by David Andrews

Nollywood Style: Nigerian movies and ‘shifting perceptions of worth’
by Jeffrey Geiger

Happenstance and Construction: An exploration into the work of artist film-maker Ben Rivers
by James Murray White

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: Naked, The Lost Coast

Book Reviews: Cinema Italiano, Mika Kaursimäki

Film review: African Chelsea

Around the Circuit: Toronto International Film Festival, Madeira Film Festival 2012, New Horizons

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Volume 10 Issue 4-5

Editorial: Barbara
by Daniel Lindvall

Shooting in Riyadh when Arabia Was Poor: American film crew accepts Arabian hospitality and lunch with Saudi King
by James Morrison

Harry Palmer, Michael Caine & The IPCRESS File: Part 2
by Gary McMahon

Deep, Deep, Down: The social satire of Mario Bava’s Danger: Diabolik
by John Berra

Erotic, Silent, Dead: The concept of women in the films of Stanley Kubrick
by Sabine Planka

Room to Rent: Sexual Dissidence in the films of Khaled El Hagar
by Omar Kholeif

Rethinking the Female Voice and the Ideology of Sound: On Stanley Kwan’s film Center Stage (Ruan Lingyu, 1992)
by Li Guo

The Heroic Laughter of Modernity: The life, cinema and afterlife of a Bengali matinee idol
by Sayandeb Chowdhury

The Globalized Avatar of the Hindi Cinema Hero: Hrithik Roshan’s ‘double role’ in Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000)
by Jayashree Kamble

Rethinking Russian Ark
by George Sikharulidze

A Conversation with Baldvin Zophoníasson
by Tom Ue

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: Saló, or the 120 Days of Sodom, Spinnin’, Paths of Glory, Chantal Akerman in the Seventies, Fat Girl (Á ma sœur!), Shogun Assassin, The Fantastic Planet (La Planète Sauvage), Pale Flower, The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)

Book Reviews: Tashlinesque, John Huston, Halsted Plays Himself, Cinema & Colour, Conversations with Cinematographers, Taking Place: Location and the Moving Image, Directory of World Cinema: Spain, Documentary Film in Post-War Britain, Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles

Film Reviews: The Paperboy, The Skin I Live In

Around the Circuit: Sheffield Doc/Fest, 55th San Francisco International Film Festival

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Volume 10 Issue 3

Editorial: The Dark Knight Rises
by Daniel Lindvall

Margin Call: an Interview with J.C. Chandor
by Wheeler Winston Dixon

Notes on Benjamin, Adorno, Mann, and the Cinema of Michael Haneke
by Carl Freedman

Digital Dimensions in Actorly Performance: the Aesthetic Potential of Performance Capture
by Chris Pallant

Jean Rouch as ‘Emergent Method’: towards new realms of relevance
by Saër Maty Bâ

Interview with Luce Vigo
by Michaël Abecassis

Interview with Jay Duplass, Steve Zissis and Jennifer Lafleur
by Janine Gericke

A Conversation with Roland Emmerich
by Tom Ue

DVD / Blu-ray Reviews: The Makioka Sisters, Menschen am Sonntag, 4 x Sacha Guitry

Book Reviews: Indie: An American Film Culture, World Cinemas, Transnational Perspectives, 100 Documentary Films

Around the Circuit: 11th Tribeca Film Festival

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Volume 10 Issue 2

Editorial: CinemAfrica 2012
by Daniel Lindvall

Cinema’s Civil War Sesquicentennial: Top twelve histories filmed with lightning
by Ed Rampell and Luis Reyes

Harry Palmer, Michael Caine & The Ipcress File: Part 1
by Gary McMahon

Love, Sacrifice and Redemption: A triadic tale of women in Dreyer’s Day of Wrath (1943), Fellini’s La Strada (1954) and von Trier’s Breaking the Waves (1996)
by Angela Tumini

Ray: The Last Phase
by Binayak Roy

The Production Dynamics of Western Films Connected with ‘The Soviet/Russian Topic’
by Alexander Fedorov

Between Past and Future: Looking For Buenos Aires in Hugo Santiago’s Invasion (Invasíon, 1969)
Hugo Santiago interviewed by Michael Guillén

An interview with Jean-Marc Barr
by Gary M. Kramer

Not Out Yet: Amit Sen on the Challenge of Tagore-Themed Comedy
Amit Sen interviewed by Alison Frank

DVD Reviews: The Kremlin Letter, The Music Room, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Theo Angelopoulos Collection Volume 1

Book Reviews: Arnheim for Film and Media Studies, Directory of World Cinema: Russia, Nicholas Ray x 2, Amélie

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Volume 10 Issue 1

Editorial: The Romanian New Wave
by Daniel Lindvall

The New Romanian Cinema Between the Tragic and the Ironic
by Christina Stojanova and Dana Duma

Surfing on the Romanian New Wave
by Marian Tutui

Continuity, Change and Renewal in Romanian Auteur Films: from Reconstruction (1969) to If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle (2010)
by Dominique Nasta

Radu Muntean’s Tales of Love and Fate
by Ioana Uricaru

An interview with Florin Şerban
by Gary M. Kramer

DVD Reviews: Police, Adjective, Strigoi, The Truth About Climate Change

Book Reviews: Sergei Eisenstein, Hollywood and the Cultural Elite

Film Reviews: Melancholia, Asphalt Tango, Philanthropy, 12:08 East of Bucharest, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Around the Circuit: New York Film Festival, Arsenals: Riga International Film Festival

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Volume 9 Issue 6

Editorial: Late Hollywood Silent Film Melodrama
by Jeffrey Crouse (Guest editor)

‘Cocoon of Fire’: awakening to love in Murnau’s Sunrise
by George Toles

Three Versions of Stella Dallas
by Diane Stevenson

Gods and Nobodies: the extra, the October Jubilee, and Josef von Sternberg’s The Last Command
by Jonah Corne

Introduction to the William Rothman Interview: (‘Why not realize your world?’)
by Jeffrey Crouse

‘Why Not Realize Your World?’ Philosopher/film scholar William Rothman
interviewed by Jeffrey Crouse

Interview with Jen and Sylvia Soska
by Sid Menon

DVD Reviews: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, Metropolis, Modern Times, Dead Hooker in a Trunk

Book Reviews: New Trends in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema, 2 x Derek Jarman, Contemporary World Cinema, Josef von Sternberg

Around the Circuit: Toronto International Film Festival

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Volume 9 Issue 5

Editorial: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
by Daniel Lindvall

Evicting The Tenant
by Stanka Radovic

Let’s Get Fiscal: Hollywood romance and the mechanism of the self in modernity
by Garry Leonard

Pop Star, Director, Actor: an interview with Michael Sarne
by Wheeler Winston Dixon

Children of Men and Demonlover: Corporate psyches, media bodies and the possibility of Tomorrow
by Vicente Rodríguez Ortega

Cinematic Cyborgs, Abject Bodies: post-human hybridity in T2 and Robocop
by Fran Pheasant-Kelly

When Movie Reviews Mattered: a conversation with Dave Kehr
by Michael Guillén

DVD Reviews: 8 x Kenji Mizoguchi, Nema-ye Nazdi/Close-Up

Book Reviews: Voices in the Dark, Dismantling the Dream Factory, Extra-Ordinary Men, Ingmar Bergman, The New-Brutality Film

Film Reviews: Mas Man Peter Minshall, Trinidad Carnival Artist (The Final Cut), Hanna

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Volume 9 Issue 4

Editorial: Larry Portis, 1943-2011
by Daniel Lindvall

‘Based on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut’
by Gary McMahon

The Barcelona School and the New Spanish Cinema
by Christiane Passevant

Origins of the New Spanish Cinema: interview with Basilio Martin Patino
presented by Christiane Passevant

The Recovered Memory of the Spanish Civil War and Revolution: an interview with Jaime Camino
presented by Christiane Passevant

Beyond the Barcelona School: an interview with Vicente Aranda
presented by Christiane Passevant

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada and the Cognitive US-Mexico Border
by Jaime Isbell (Winner of the 2010 Frank Capra Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Film Criticism)

Fourth Iris Prize Festival report and interview with Magnus Mork, director of Samaritan
by Ryan Prout

Todd Verow and James Derek Dwyer
interviewed by Gary M. Kramer

DVD Reviews: Now & Later, Make Way for Tomorrow

Book Reviews: Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon, Disability on Film

Film Reviews: Bi, Don’t Be Afraid, Dogtooth, Elmina

Around the Circuit: Cannes 2011

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Volume 9 Issue 3

Editorial: CinemAfrica
by Daniel Lindvall

by Gary McMahon

Beware of the Wolves! The Turkish versus the European Reception of Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (2006)
by Kevin Smets, Dilek Kaya Mutlu and Roel Vande Winkel

‘He Loved What He Did So Much!’ An Interview with Evans (Evans) Frankenheimer
by Murray Pomerance, with an introduction by R. Barton Palmer

‘The English Master of Movie Melodrama’: Hitchcock, Horror and the Woman’s Film
by Mark Jancovich

Interview: Positioning Cinephilia: Taking a Stance with Jonathan Rosenbaum
by Michael Guillén

DVD Reviews: Hausu/House, Revanche

Book Reviews: A Hitchcock Museum, Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era

Film Review: Blue Valentine

Around the Circuit: Tribeca Film Festival

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Volume 9 Issue 2

Hollywood and the Norden (More details here.)

Editorial: Hollywood and the Norden
by Tommy Gustafsson and Pietari Kääpä (Guest editors)

Adapting National Identity: Ethical Borders Made Suspect in the Hollywood Version of Susanne Bier’s Brothers
by Meryl Shriver-Rice

After The Celebration: Thomas Vinterberg’s It’s All About Love
by Arne Lunde

Hunting High and Low: Notes on Nazi Zombies, Francophiles and National Cinema(s)
by Jo Sondre Moseng and Håvard Andreas Vibeto

Hollywood Sin, Scandinavian Virtue: The 1967 Revolt of I Am Curious and The Graduate
by Søren Birkvad

Born American? Renny Harlin and Global Hollywood
by Pietari Kääpä

DVD Reviews: Dillinger is Dead, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Mala Noche, The Life of Jesus

Book Reviews: Contemporary African American Cinema, Film Architecture, Ang Lee, The Simpsons

Around the Circuit: Berlin International Film Festival

Volume 9 Issue 1

Carl Freedman on Gangsterism and Capitalism (More details here.)

Part 1: The Supplement of Coppola: Primitive Accumulation and the Godfather Trilogy
by Carl Freedman

Part 2: Hobbes After Marx, Scorsese After Coppola: on GoodFellas
by Carl Freedman

DVD Reviews: L’Argent, Man with a Movie Camera, White Mane, The Red Balloon, Silent Light, Princess

Book Reviews: Vincente Minnelli, Orson Welles, Casablanca, Roman Polanski, The Cinema of the Balkans

Around the Circuit: The New York Film Festival

Volume 8 Issue 6

Making Movies in Europe

Working Title Films: From Mid-Atlantic to the Heart of Europe
by Tobias Hochscherf and James Leggott

Better Late than Never? The Role of Policy in the Turkish Cinematic Revival
by Melis Behlil

Once Upon a Time in Italy: Transnational Features of Genre Production, 1960s-1970s
by Stefano Baschiera and Francesco Di Chiara

Practice Makes Perfect? The Production of the Swedish Sex Film in the 1970s
by Mariah Larsson

Made in Flanders (Redux): Film Production, Government Funding and Television Participation in Flanders, Belgium
by Leen Engelen and Roel Vande Winkel

City of Light, City of Shadows: The Difficult Take-off of a Spanish Film Studio
by Alejandro Pardo

A Film-friendly Town? Assessing a Decade at a Small Swedish Production Centre
by Olof Hedling