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[ecrea] Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies Issue 19 now published

Fri Mar 04 19:50:28 GMT 2011

Dear colleagues [apologies for cross-posting],

Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies issue 19 has been published: <>

We hope readers will enjoy this open-access resource for film and television scholarship. The issue?s table of contents is reproduced below.


Mark Gallagher

Co-Editor, Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies <>
Lecturer, Department of Culture, Film and Media
School of Modern Languages and Cultures
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD
United Kingdom

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Issue 19


Playing with Gollum: Uncovering the Cultural Life and Transnational Travels of a Complex Character - Part One <<>>
Martin Barker

Playing with Gollum: Uncovering the Cultural Life and Transnational Travels of a Complex Character - Part Two <<>>
Martin Barker

Dying to be Seen: Snuff-Fiction's Problematic Fantasies of "Reality" <<>>
Steve Jones

Screening Egypt: Reconciling Egyptian Film's Place in "World Cinema" <<>>
Omar Kholeif

A Copy, of a Copy, of a Copy? Exploring Masculinity Under Transformation in Fight Club <<>>
Simon Lindgren


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 Pavlovi?, Inmaculada Alvarez, Rosana Blanco-Cano, Anitra Grisales, Alejandra Osorio and Alejandra Sánchez
Cinema and Fascism: Italian Film and Society, 1922-1943 By Steven Ricci

<<>> Reviewer: Noelia Saenz

Screen Education: From Film Appreciation to Media Studies by Terry Bolas <<>>
Beginning Film Studies By Andrew Dix

<<>> Reviewer: Juli Pitzer

Isuma: Inuit Video Art by Michael Robert Evans <<>> Outside Looking In: Viewing First Nations Peoples in Canadian Dramatic Television Series By Mary Jane Miller

<<>> Reviewer: Heather Macdougall

The French New Wave: Critical Landmarks by Peter Graham and Ginette Vincendeau (eds.) <<>>
Stardom in Postwar France Edited by John Gaffney and Diana Holmes

<<>> Reviewer: John Berra

Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era by Jonathan Gray, Jeffrey P. Jones, and Ethan Thompson (eds.)

<<>> Reviewer: Evan Elkins

Gilles Deleuze: Cinema and Philosophy by Paola Marrati. Translated by Alisa Hartz <<>>
Cinematic Mythmaking: Philosophy in Film By Irving Singer

<<>> Reviewer: Alexander Thimons

Puzzle Films: Complex Storytelling in Contemporary Cinema by Warren Buckland (ed.)

<<>> Reviewer: Chris Pallant

Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story by Glyn Davis

<<>> Reviewer: Mike Miley

The Hitchcock Annual Anthology: Selected Essays from Volumes 10-15 by Sidney Gottlieb and Richard Allen (eds.)

<<>> Reviewer: Christina M. Parker

Film and Memory in East Germany by Anke Pinkert <<>>
Nation and Identity in the New German Cinema By Inga Scharf

<<>> Reviewer: David Embree

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

<<>> Reviewer: 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

<<>> Reviewer: Scott Jordan Harris

Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Movies by Dave Saunders

<<>> Reviewer: Joseph Arton

Jean-Pierre Jeunet by Elizabeth Ezra <<>>
The Tactile Eye: Touch and the Cinematic Experience By Jennifer M. Barker

<<>> Reviewer: Alison Frank

Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel by Nick Dawson <<>>
The Films of Hal Ashby By Christopher Beach

<<>> Reviewer: Aaron Hunter

Steven Spielberg and Philosophy: We're Gonna Need a Bigger Book by Dean A. Kowalski (ed.) <<>>
Scenes of Love and Murder: Renoir, Film and Philosophy By Colin Davis

<<>> Reviewer: 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

<<>> Reviewer: Stephen Potter

Anatomy of Film. Sixth Edition by Bernhard F. Dick

<<>> Reviewer: Monika Raesch

Playing with Memories: Essays on Guy Maddin by David Church (ed.) <<>> The Young, the Restless, and the Dead: Interviews with Canadian Filmmakers, Volume 1. Edited by George Melnyk

<<>> Reviewer: Rachel Walls

TV China by Ying Zhu and Chris Berry (eds.) <<>> Transnational Television in Europe: Reconfiguring Global Communications Networks By Jean K. Chalaby

<<>> Reviewer: Bärbel Göbel


Film Reviews

The Godfather <<>>
Reviewer: Mark Chapman

Red Hill <<>>
Reviewer: Kate Harper

The Eclipse <<>>
Reviewer: Andrea Grunert

Life on Mars <<>>
Reviewer: Mary Irwin

Kaminey <<>>
Reviewer: Sagnik Banerjee


Conference Reports

British Film 2000-2010: Crossing Borders, Transferring Cultures, Germersheim School of Translation, Interpreting, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Mainz, 18 ? 21 February 2010 <<>>
Reporter: Ron Walker

NERFS (North-East Regional Film Seminar), Northumbria University, Newcastle, 15 July 2010 <<>>
Reporter: Louise Anderson and Erin Hill-Parks

Investigating Torchwood: Text, Context, Audiences, Cardiff School of Creative Arts, University of Glamorgan, 18 June 2010 <<>>
Reporter: Ross P. Garner

NECS 2010 Annual Conference, Communication Faculty, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, 24 ? 27 June 2010 <<>>
Reporter: Ozgur Cicek

MeCCSA-PGN 2010: Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association Postgraduate Network Conference, University of Glasgow, 31 June ? 1 July 2010 <<>>
Reporter: Douglas McNaughton

Screen Studies Conference: Screen Performance, University of Glasgow, 2 ? 4 July 2010 <<>>
Reporter: Melanie Hoyes


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