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[ecrea] Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies Issue 20 now published

Tue Jun 21 17:49:53 GMT 2011

Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies issue 20 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 20


Pasts and Futures of 1970s Film Theory
Matthew Croombs

Cultivating the Cult Experience at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Donna de Ville

Spectacular (Dis-) Embodiments: The Female Dancer on Film
Katharina Lindner

Chris Marker and the Audiovisual Archive
Oliver Mayer


Book Reviews

Hollywood Independents: The Postwar Talent Takeover by Denise Mann
100 American Independent Films, 2nd edition
The Contemporary Hollywood Reader
Reviewer: Gareth James

Documentary Display: Re-Viewing Nonfiction Film and Video by Keith Beattie
Reviewer: Jeffrey Gutierrez

Film Festival Yearbook 1: The Festival Circuit by Dina Iordanova with Ragan Rhyne (eds)
Dekalog 3: On Film Festivals
Reviewer: Linda Hutcheson

Mabel Cheung Yuen-Ting's An Autumn's Tale by Stacilee Ford
John Woo's The Killer
Reviewer: Lin Feng

Responses to Oliver Stone's Alexander: Film, History, and Cultural Studies by Paul Cartledge and Fiona Rose Greenland (eds) Screening Nostalgia: Populuxe Props and Technicolor Aesthetics in Contemporary American Film
Reviewer: Andrew B.R. Elliott

Research Guide to Japanese Film Studies by Abe Mark Nornes and Aaron Gerow
The South Korean Film Renaissance: Local Hitmakers, Global Provocateurs
Reviewer: Jonathan Wroot

Chapaev by Julian Graffy
Leni Riefenstahl: A Life
Reviewer: Andrei Rogatchevski

Harmony and Dissent: Film and Avant-garde Art Movements in the Early Twentieth Century by R. Bruce Elder
Moving Viewers: American Film and the Spectator's Experience
Reviewer: Caroline Hagood

Reworking the German Past: Adaptations in Film, the Arts, and Popular Culture by Susan G. Figge and Jenifer K. Ward (eds) The Collapse of the Conventional: German Film and Its Politics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century
Reviewer: Matthias Uecker

Stellar Encounters: Stardom in Popular European Cinema by Tytti Soila (ed)
Claude Rains: An Actor's Voice
Reviewer: Rachael Johnson

Alternative Film Culture in Inter-War Britain by Jamie Sexton
The Lost World of Cliff Twemlow: The King of Manchester Exploitation Movies
The British 'B' Film
Reviewer: Laurence Raw

Elia Kazan: The Cinema of an American Outsider by Brian Neve
Cinephilia in the Age of Digital Reproduction: Film, Pleasure and Digital Culture, Volume 1
Reviewer: Mildred Lewis

First Person Jewish by Alisa S. Lebow
Reviewer: Marat Grinberg


Film Reviews

Shadows of Progress: Documentary Film in Post-war Britain (1951-1977)
Reviewer: Dai Vaughan

Bonnie and Clyde
Reviewer: Ian Murphy

Cracks & Tell-Tale
Robin Hood
The A-Team
Reviewer: Laurence Raw

The Karate Kid & The Karate Kid
Reviewer: Rachel Mizsei Ward


Conference Reports

Flow Conference 2010, University of Texas, Austin, 30 September–2 October 2010
Reporter: Kelly K. Ryan and Heather Muse

Women's Filmmaking in France 2000-2010, Institut Français, London, 2–4 December 2010
Reporter: Sarah Forgacs

MeCCSA Conference: Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association, University of Salford, 12–14 January 2011
Reporter: Greg Bevan

¡Documentary Now!, University of Westminster, London, 28–30 January 2011
Reporter: Philippa Daniel

Rendering the Visible Conference, Georgia State University, 10–14 February 2011
Reporter: Drew Ayers and Steven Pustay

Erotic Screen and Sound: Culture, Media and Desire Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 15–18 February 2011
Reporter: Michelle A. Mayefske

SCMS 2011: Media Citizenship, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, New Orleans, 10–13 March 2011
Reporter: Shana MacDonald

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