Cinema Journal

Cinema Journal

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Cinema Journal, the official publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, publishes outstanding scholarship in all areas of media studies including film, television, radio, comics, video games, and digital media. One of the benefits of SCMS membership is a subscription to Cinema Journal. Information on the benefits of individual and institutional membership can be found on the SCMS website. Cinema Journal is partnered with several film and media online journals and sites to offer supplemental content corresponding to each issue: The Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier, Afterthoughts and Postscripts, Conference Reports in Partnership with Antenna, In Focus Partnership with In Media Res, [in]Transition, and the podcast Cinema Journal Presents Aca-Media.


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Fall 2016, 56:1

“Ain’t Got No Chance”: The Case of The Breaking Point
Michael Civille
Slow Time, Visible Cinema: Duration, Experience, and Spectatorship
Tiago de Luca
Orson Welles, Author of Don Quixote, Reconsidered
Adalberto Müller
“Here Comes the Show Boat!”: Show Boat and the Case for Regionalism
Patricia Oman
Skin Flicks: Haptic Ideology in the Peplum Film
Robert A. Rushing
In Focus: Fifteen Years after 9/11
edited by Anna Froula
Book Reviews: Fifteen Years after 9/11
edited by Louisa Stein

Summer 2016, 55:4

Associate Editor’s Introduction: Women’s Work
Anna Froula
The World Is Her Oyster: Negotiating Contemporary White Womanhood in Hollywood’s Tourist Spaces
Kendra Marston
Back to the Drawing Board: Graphic Design and the Visual Environment of Television at Midcentury
Lynn Spigel
Advertising, the Red Scare, and the Blacklist: BBDO, US Steel, and Theatre Guild on the Air, 1945–1952
Cynthia B. Meyers
Making Ahmad “Problem Conscious”: Educational Cinema and the Rural Lecture Caravan in 1930s British Malaya
Nadine Chan
“The Utmost Care, Consideration, and Kindness”: The MPPDA versus Allegations of Animal Abuse, 1923–1925
Courtney E. White
In Focus: Film and Media Studies and the State of Academic Publishing
edited by Emily Carman and Ross Melnick
Roundtable on the Future of Academic Publishing
moderated by Louisa Stein

Spring 2016, 55:3

In Translation: Selections from The Fight for National Cinema
Halit Refig, translated and with an introduction by Melis Behlil and Esin Paca Cengiz
Kubrick's Double: Lolita's Hidden Heart of Jewishness
Nathan Abrams
PG-13, Ratings Creep, and the Legacy of Screen Violence: The MPAA Responds to the FTC's "Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children" (2000–2009)
Kia Afra
The Dialectics of Cruelty: Rethinking Artaudian Cinema
Angelos Koutsourakis
Salisbury Stakes: Twentieth Century-Fox, Segregated Cinemas, and the Making of an International Crisis in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1959–1961
Ross Melnick
In Focus: Returning to the Red Room—Twin Peaks at Twenty-Five
edited by Ross P. Garner and Karra Shimabukuro with a foreword by David Lavery
Book Reviews: Contemporary TV Studies and David Lynch
edited by Louisa Stein

Winter 2016, 55:2

The Other Side of the Tracks: Nontheatrical Film History, Pre-Rebellion Watts, and Felicia
Marsha Gordon and Allyson Nadia Field
The "Is" in What Is Cinema?: On André Bazin and Stanley Cavell
Burke Hilsabeck
Found-Footage Horror and the Frame’s Undoing
Cecilia Sayad
Franchising and Film in Japan: Transmedia Production and the Changing Roles of Film in Contemporary Japanese Media Cultures
Rayna Denison
Engaging Distractions: Regulating Second-Screen Use in the Theater
Dan Hassoun
In Focus: Speed
edited by Tina Kendall
Book Reviews: Speed
edited by Louisa Stein

Fall 2015, 55:1

Screen-Struck: The Invention of the Movie Girl Fan
Diana Anselmo-Sequeira
The Spectral Return of Cinema: Globalization and Cinephilia in Contemporary Chinese Film
Yomi Braester
Variation within Stability: Digital 3D and Film Style
Nick Jones
The Eradication of Memory: Film Adaptations and Algorithms of the Digital
Anna Westerståhl Stenport and Garrett Traylor
Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber: Hypocrites and the Allegorical Mode of the Transitional Feature Film
Paul Young
In Focus: Gender Identity, and the Superhero
edited by Ellen Kirkpatrick and Suzanne Scott
Book Reviews: Gender Identity, Representation, and the Superhero
edited by Louisa Stein

Summer 2015, 54:4

Animating the Cinéfils: Alain Resnais and the Cinema of Discovery
Karen Beckman
Prometheus in Chicago: Film Portrayals of the Chaining and Gagging of Bobby Seale and the “Real-ization” of Resistance
Greg Burris
Projections of Diasporic Sensibilities through Travel: Wong Kar Wai in/and My Blueberry Nights
Yi Wei Chew
“Useful Cinema,” of What Use? Assessing the Role of Motion Pictures in the Largest Public Relations Campaign of the 1920s
Paul Monticone
New Hollywood in the Rust Belt: Urban Decline and Downtown Renaissance in The King of Marvin Gardens and Rocky
Lawrence Webb
In Focus: Homeland
edited by Diane Negra and Jorie Lagerway
Book Reviews: Issues in Contemporary Television Studies
edited by Louisa Stein

Spring 2015, 54:3

In Translation: Self-Preservation, Proposals for a Television Open to Reality and Democracy (interview with Arturo Gismondi), and Free Newsreels
Cesare Zavattini, translated and with an introduction by Giorgio Bertellini and Courtney Ritter
In Translation: Two Articles
Ritwik Ghatak, translated and with an introduction by Moinak Biswas
Nous revenons à nos moutons: Regarding Animals in Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep
Sarah O'Brien
Genre, Translation, and Transnational Cinema: Kim Jee-woon's The Good, the Bad, the Weird
Michelle Cho
Boundless Ontologies: Michael Snow, Wittgenstein, and the Textual Film
Justin Remes
Time and Time Again: Temporality, Narrativity, and Spectatorship in Christian Marclay's The Clock
Julie Levinson
In Focus: Feminism and Fandom Revisited
edited by Kristina Busse
Book Reviews: Feminism and Fandom Revisited
edited by Louisa Stein

Winter 2015, 54:2

“Why did you have to turn on the machine?”: The Spirals of Time-Travel Romance
René Thoreau Bruckner
Montage(s) of a Disaster: Voyage(s) en utopie by Jean-Luc Godard
Daniel Fairfax
Recognizing the Unrecognizable in Dariush Mehrjui’s Gav
Richard Gabri
“A Revolution in the Atmosphere”: The Dynamics of Site and Screen in 1940s Soundies
Andrea Kelley
Brutal Games: Call of Duty and the Cultural Narrative of World War II
Debra Ramsay
In Focus: Studying African Cinema and Media Today
edited by Aboubakar Sanogo
Book Reviews: African Caucus
edited by Louisa Stein

Fall 2014, 54:1

Modernization and Ambivalence in Octavio Cortázar's Por primera vez
Nicholas Balasis
Statistical Analysis of Television Style: What Can Numbers Tell Us about TV Editing?
Jeremy Butler
"Past Not-So-Perfect": Ararat and Its Reception in Turkey
Özlem Köksal
Configuring Affect: Complex World Making in Fatih Akın's Auf der anderen Seite (The Edge of Heaven)
Claudia Breger
Cold War Carmen in US Racial Modernity
Neda Atanasoski
In Focus: Latin American Film Research in the Twenty-First Century
edited by Ana M. López and Dolores Tierney
Book Reviews: Latin American Caucus
edited by Louisa Stein

Summer 2014, 53:4

Looking for Satellites
Will Brooker
Sony and Local-Language Productions: Conglomerate Hollywood’s Strategy of Flexible Localization for the Global Film Market
Courtney Brannon Donoghue
A Cinema of Revolt: Black Wave Revolution and Dušan Makavejev’s Politics of Disgust
Sarah Hamblin
Life, Love, and Programming: The Culture and Politics of WALL-E and Pixar Computer Animation
Eric Herhuth
In the Realm of the Senses: Sensory Realism, Speed, and Hong Kong Martial Arts Cinema
Man-Fung Yip
Unpacking a Punch: Transduction and the Sound of Combat Foley in Fight Club
Mack Hagood
In Focus: African-American Caucus
edited by Beretta E. Smith-Shomade, Racquel Gates, and Miriam J. Petty
Book Reviews: African-American Caucus
edited by Louisa Stein with Christine Atchison

Spring 2014, 53:3

From Hypnosis to Animals
Raymond Bellour, translated by Alistair Fox; introduction by Hilary Radner and Cecilia Novero; introductory note by Masha Salazkina
American Genre Film in the French Banlieue: Luc Besson and Parkour
David Pettersen
Cable, Pornography, and the Reinvention of Television, 1982–1989
Luke Stadel
Can Moving Pictures Speak? Film, Speech, and Social Science in Early Twentieth-Century Law
Jennifer Petersen
Soviet Hollywood: The Culture Industry That Wasn't
Maria Belodubrovskaya
In Focus: Clueless
edited by Melissa Lenos
Book Review: Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture
moderated by Louisa Stein

Winter 2014, 53:2

Depth Readings: Ken Jacobs’s Digital, Stereographic Films
Brooke Belisle
Stardom, Sentimental Education, and the Shaping of Global Citizens
Julie Wilson
Exhausted Landscapes: Reframing the Rural in Recent Argentine and Brazilian Films
Jens Andermann
Cinema and Suicide: Necromanticism, Dead-already-ness, and the Logic of the Vanishing Point
Michele Aaron
Histrionic Gestures and Historical Representation: Masina’s Cabiria, Bazin’s Chaplin, and Fellini’s Neorealism
Karl Schoonover
In Focus: Queer Approaches to Film, Television, and Digital Media
edited by Patty Ahn, Julia Himberg, Damon R. Young
Book Reviews: Queer Caucus
edited by Louisa Stein

Fall 2013, 53:1

Diegetic Withdrawal and Other Worlds: Film Music Strategies before King Kong, 1927–1933
Michael Slowik
Uruguay Disappears: Small Cinemas, Control Z Films, and the Aesthetics and Politics of Auto-Erasure
David Martin-Jones and María Soledad Montañez
Jazzing in the Tokyo Slum: Music, Influence, and Censorship in Akira Kurosawa’s Drunken Angel
Michael W. Harris
Fast and Bilingual: Fast & Furious and the Latinization of Racelessness
Mary Beltrán
Original Copies: How Film and Video Became Art Objects
Erika Balsom
In Focus: Gender and Labor in Recession-Era Media and Media Studies
edited by Caetlin Benson-Allott
Book Reviews: Women’s Caucus
edited by Louisa Stein

Summer 2013, 52:4

Introducing the Band
Will Brooker
The Unheard Voice in the Sound Film
Justin Horton
The Maison and Its Minor: Lumiére(s), Film History, and the Early Archive
Katherine Groo
Absolute Advertising: Walter Ruttmann and the Weimar Advertising Film
Michael Cowan
Landscape, Vitality, and Desire: Cross-Dressed Frontier Girls in Transitional-Era American Cinema
Laura Horak
Dying to Love: Gay Identity, Suicide, and Aesthetics in A Single Man
Kyle Stevens
In Focus: New Voices
edited by Hollis Griffin
Book Reviews: First Monographs
edited by Louisa Stein

Spring 2013, 52:3

Raymond Williams on Film
Dana Polan
Film and the Cultural Tradition
Raymond Williams
"A Remarkable Adventure":
Martin Luther and the 1950s Religious Marketplace
Dan Chyutin
Visual Riposte: Looking Back at the Return of the Gaze as Postcolonial Theory's Gift to Film Studies
Paula Amad
Frustrated Climaxes: On Maya Deren's Meshes of the Afternoon and Witch's Cradle
Sarah Keller
Media Fantasies: Women, Mobility, and Silent-Era Japanese Ballad Films
Diane Wei Lewis
"Independence," Industrial Authorship, and Professional Entrepreneurship: Representing and Reorganizing Television Writing in the FCC Media Ownership Reviews
Josh Heuman
In Focus: Media Industries Studies
edited by Paul McDonald
Book Review Essay: Television 2013
Amanda D. Lotz

Winter 2013, 52:2

ACCESS DENIED: Godard Palestine Representation
Niels Niessen
Mental Landscapes: Bazin, Deleuze, and Neorealism (Then and Now)
Justin Horton
"Hard to Handle": Camp Criticism, Trash-Film Reception, and the Transgressive Pleasures of Myra Breckinridge
David Scott Diffrient
Persistently Displaced: Situated Knowledges and Interrelated Histories in The Spook Who Sat by the Door
Samantha N. Sheppard
"Rotten to the Core": Exposing America's Energy-Media Complex in The China Syndrome
Tony Shaw
In Focus: Scholarly Publishing
edited by Mary C. Francis
Surveying Recent Scholarship on Fair Use: A Conversation
moderated by Peter Decherney

Fall 2012, 52:1

Cinematic Destiny: Marvel Studios and the Trade Stories of Industrial Convergence
Derek Johnson
From Irony to Narrative Crisis: Reconsidering the Femme Fatale in the Films of David Lynch
Frida Beckman
Postclassical Nonfiction: Narration in the Contemporary Documentary
Chris Cagle
Zombie Media: Transmission, Reproduction, and the Digital Dead
Allan Cameron
Mobile Endings: Screen Death, Early Narrative, and the Films of D. W. Griffith
Scott Combs
Nacer Khemir and the Subject of Beauty in Bab'Aziz: The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul
Firoozeh Papan-Matin
Conference Report: The Impact of Technological Innovations on the Historiography and Theory of Cinema
submitted by Daniel Fairfax
In Focus: Middle Eastern Media
edited by Kay Dickinson
Book Reviews: Middle Eastern Media
edited by Amanda Lotz

Summer 2012, 51:4

Cranked Masculinity: Hypermediation in Digital Action Cinema
Lorrie Palmer
Fatal Attractions: “Place,” the Korean War, and Gender in Niagara
Merrill Schleier
Television Crime Drama and Homeland Security: From Law & Order to “Terror TV”
Yvonne Tasker
The “Monumental” Heroine: Female Agency in Joseph Gaï Ramaka’s Karmen Geï
Anjali Prabhu
Media Heterotopia and Transnational Filmmaking: Mapping Real and Virtual Worlds
Hye Jean Chung
A Country for Old Men: Unforgiven, The Shootist, and the Post-Heyday Western
Jean-Christophe Cloutier
Three Translations: Sergei Tretyakov (Soviet Union), Juan Piqueras (Spain), and Matsumoto Toshio (Japan)
submitted by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Translation Committee
Festival Report: Forty-Ninth New York Film Festival September 30–October 16, 2011
submitted by Martha P. Nochimson
In Focus: Right-Wing Media
edited by Heather Hendershot
Book Reviews: Right-Wing Media
edited by Amanda Lotz

Spring 2012, 51:3

Cinema of Failed Revolt: Brian De Palma and the Death(s) of the Left
Chris Dumas
The Work of Film in the Age of Fordist Mechanization
Lee Grieveson
Historicizing the Shadows and the Acts: No Way Out and the Imagining of Black Activist Communities
Ryan De Rosa
“Smothered in Baked Alaska”: The Anxious Appeal of Widescreen Cinema
Ariel Rogers
White Noise: Performing the White, Middle-Class Family on 1930s Radio
Joy Elizabeth Hayes
In Focus: Performance
edited by Matthew Solomon
Book Reviews: Performance
edited by Amanda Lotz

Winter 2012, 51:2

Robert Bresson’s Modernist Canvas: The Gesture toward Painting in Au hasard Balthazar
Raymond Watkins
Remembering Cinema “Elsewhere”: From Retrospection to Introspection in the Gallery Film
Catherine Fowler
Tweeting @feliciaday: Online Social Media, Convergence, and Subcultural Stardom
Elizabeth Ellcessor
US “Indie-Horror”: Critical Reception, Genre Construction, and Suspect Hybridity
Jamie Sexton
After New Latin American Cinema
Paul A. Schroeder Rodríguez
Doing Justice: A Ritual-Psychoanalytic Approach to Postmodern Melodrama and a Certain Tendency of the Action Film
Richard Pope
Conference Report: Media in Transition 7: Unstable Platforms: The Promise and Peril of Transition, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, May 13–15, 2011
submitted by Miranda Banks
In Focus: Screen Technologies
edited by Haidee Wasson
Book Reviews: Screen Studies
edited by Amanda Lotz

Fall 2011, 51:1

Jim Brown: From Integration to Resegregation in The Dirty Dozen and 100 Rifles
Joshua Gleich
The Tango on Broadway: Carlos Gardel’s International Stardom and the Transition to Sound in Argentina
Rielle Navitski
Landscapes of Expression: Affective Encounters in South Indian Cinema
Anand Pandian
Memories of Memories: Historicity, Nostalgia, and Archive in Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder
Joseph Jonghyun Jeon
Coloniality and the Trappings of Modernity in Viridiana and The Hand in the Trap
Susan Martin-Márquez
“There’s More Than One Way to Lose Your Heart”: The American Film Industry, Early Teen Slasher Films, and Female Youth
Richard Nowell
Conference Report—Cinema across Media: The 1920s, First International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema, University of California, Berkeley, February 24–26, 2011
submitted by Allyson Nadia Field
In Focus: The Long Shadows of 9/11: Science Fiction, Thrillers and the War on Terror
edited by Will Brooker
9/11 Film and Media Scholarship: A Review Essay
David Slocum

Summer 2011, 50:4

From Exhibition to Genre: The Case of Grind-House Films
David Church
“It’s Just Not Turning Up”: Cinematic Vision and Environmental Justice in Todd Haynes’s Safe
Nicole Seymour
Hitting the “Vérité Jackpot”: The Ecstatic Profits of Freeze-Framed Violence
Amy Rust
Audiovisual Change: Viral Web Media and the Obama Campaign
Carol Vernallis
Lacan’s Harpo
Paul Flaig
Joe Swanberg, Intimacy, and the Digital Aesthetic
Aymar Jean Christian
Film Experience and the Formation of Illusion: The Spectator as ‘Surrogate Body’ for the Cinema
Christiane Voss translated by Inga Pollmann, SCMS Translation Committee; introduction by Vinzenz Hediger
In Memoriam: Peter Brunette (1944–2010)
Jon Lewis
Conference Report: Flow Conference, University of Texas at Austin, September 30–October 2, 2010
submitted by Louisa Stein
In Focus: Teaching Television in a Postnetwork Era
edited by Serra Tinic
Book Reviews: Teaching Television
edited by Amanda Lotz

Spring 2011, 50:3

The Benshi Track: Mizoguchi Kenji's The Downfall of Osen and the Sound Transition
Chika Kinoshita
A Certain Explicitness: Objectivity, History, and the Documentary Self
Joshua Malitsky
Localized Globalization and a Monster National: The Host and the South Korean Film Industry
Nikki J. Y. Lee
Out of the Screen and into the Theater: 3-D Film as Demo
Philip Sandifer
”Henri Bergson Talks to Us About Cinema,” by Michel Georges-Michel from Le Journal, February 20, 1914
translated and introduced by Louis-Georges Schwartz, SCMS Translation Committee
Mini-Dossier: Teaching Our Research . . . and Researching Our Teaching
edited by Ted Hovet and Elizabeth A. Lathrop, SCMS Teaching Committee
Festival Report: Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna, Italy, June 26–July 3, 2010
submitted by Haden Guest
Conference Report: Women and the Silent Screen VI, Bologna, Italy, June 24–26, 2010
submitted by Victoria Duckett
In Focus: Comics Studies: Fifty Years After Film Studies
edited by Bart Beaty
Surveying the World of Contemporary Comics Scholarship: A Conversation
moderated by Greg M. Smith

Winter 2011, 50:2

How Bridget Was Framed: The Irish Domestic in Early American Cinema, 1895-1917
Peter Flynn
Writer in the Hole: Desny v. Wilder, Copyright Law, and the Battle over Ideas
Eric Hoyt
Visual Aesthetics and Ways of Seeing: Comparing Ringu and The Ring
Valerie Wee
Traces of War: Memory, Trauma, and the Archive in Joseph Cedar Beaufort
Raz Yosef
Hollywood Gossip as Public Sphere: Hedda Hopper, Reader-Respondents, and the Red Scare, 1947-1965
Jennifer Frost
Tarkovsky's Nostalghia: Refusing Modernity, Re-Envisioning Beauty
Christy L. Burns
Conference Report: Eleventh International Domitor Conference, University of Toronto and Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, June 13-16, 2010
In Focus: Writing and Producing TV in the Post-Network Era
edited by Sharon Marie Ross
Book Reviews: Industry Studies
edited by Amanda D. Lotz

Fall 2010, 50:1

"Making People Think Is What It's All About": An Interview with Mike Leigh
Bert Cardullo
Race, Politics, and Censorship: D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation in France, 1916–1923
Melvyn Stokes
Inside Inside Man: Spike Lee and Post-9/11 Entertainment
Lori Harrison-Kahan
"I Wanted You to be Present": Guilt and the History of Violence in Michael Haneke's Caché
Ipek A. Celik
Cinema 3.0: The Interactive-Image
Kristen Daly
June Mathis's Valentino Scripts: Images of Male "Becoming" After the Great War
Thomas J. Slater
For Robin Wood, 1931–2009
Christopher Sharrett
Festival Report: Sundance Film Festival: Missing Gathers and Women Without Men, Park City, Utah, January 21–31, 2010
submitted by Chris Lippard
In Focus: Non-Western Historiography: A Polemic
edited by Ahmet Gürata and Louise Spence
Book Reviews: Non-Western Historiography
edited by Amanda D. Lotz

Summer 2010, 49:4

The Subject of Torture: Regarding the Pain of Americans in Hostel
Jason Middleton
Reassuring Convergence: Online Fandom, Race, and Disney's Notorious Song of the South
Jason Sperb
No Longer Themselves? Framing Digitally Enabled Posthumous "Performance"
Lisa Bode
Soviet-Indian Coproductions: Ali Baba as Political Allegory
Masha Salazkina
The Digital Multitude
Kristen Whissel
City of Women: Busby Berkeley, Architecture, and Urban Space
Lucy Fischer
Conference Report: The Radio Conference: A Transnational Forum York University, Toronto, Canada, July 27–30, 2009
submitted by Jason Loviglio
In Focus: The French New Wave at Fifty: Pushing the Boundaries
edited by Ginette Vincendeau
Book Reviews: Global Waves
edited by Amanda Lotz
Society for Cinema and Media Studies' Statement of Fair Use Best Practices for Media Studies Publishing

Spring 2010, 49:3

TV, Time, and the Films of Andy Warhol
Graig Uhlin
Postfeminist Cliques? Class, Postfeminism, and the Molly Ringwald-John Hughes Films
Anthony C. Bleach
"Two Ways of Looking": The Critical Reception of 1940s Horror
Mark Jancovich
The Central Board of Film Certification Correspondence Files (1992–2002): A Discursive Rhetoric of Moral Panic, "Public" Protest, and Political Pressure
Nandana Bose
Conference Report: Comic Arts Conference at the San Diego Comic-Con, July 23–26, 2009
submitted by Greg M. Smith
Professional Development Dossier: Passion, Politics, and People
Karen Beckman
In Focus: China's Rise
edited by Michael Curtin
Book Reviews: Chinese Media
edited by Amanda Lotz
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Membership Directory

Winter 2010, 49:2

"I Do Exist": From "Black Insurgent" to Negotiating the Hollywood Divide—A Conversation with Julie Dash
Michael T. Martin
Flaming the Fans: Shame and the Aesthetics of Queer Fandom in Todd Haynes's Velvet Goldmine
Chad Bennett
Dangerous Fictions: Race, History, and King
Jennifer Fuller
Batman versus The Green Hornet: The Merchandisable TV Text and the Paradox of Licensing in the Classical Network Era
Avi Santo
"Tryin' To Get Over": Super Fly, Black Politics, and Post-Civil Rights Film Enterprise
Eithne Quinn
Contraband Cinema: Piracy, Titanic, and Central Asia
Barbara Klinger
Festival Review: The 21st Pan-African Film and TV Festival (FESPACO), February 28–March 7, 2009 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
submitted by Chris Lippard
In Focus: Cinephilia
edited by Mark Betz
Book Reviews: Cinephilia & the Post-European Auteurs
edited by Amanda D. Lotz


Fall 2009, 49:1

Avant-Garde Re-Enactment: World Mirror Cinema, Decasia, and The Heart of the World
Michele Pierson
"Noble and Uplifting and Boring as Hell": Asian American Film and Video, 1971–1982
Jun Okada
Looking for Vito
Michael Schiavi
What's the Deal With Soundtrack Albums? Metal Music and the Customized Aesthetics of Contemporary Horror
Joseph Tompkins
Undesirable Bodies and Desirable Labor: Documenting the Globalization and Digitization of Transnational American Dreams in Indian Call Centers
Dale Hudson
Sports of Spectatorship: Boxing Women of Color in Girlfight and Beyond
Camilla Fojas
Conference Report: Futures of Entertainment 3, November 21–22, 2008, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
submitted by Derek Kompare
SCMS Lifetime Membership Address, March 6, 2008, Philadelphia, PA: Stepping Sideways
edited by Thomas Elsaesser
In Focus: SCMS at Fifty
edited by Lucy Fischer
Book Reviews: SCMS at Fifty


Summer 2009, 48:4

Electric Homes! Automatic Movies! Efficient Entertainment!: 16mm and Cinema's Domestication in the 1920s
Haidee Wasson
Contemporary Hollywood Masculinity and the Double-Protagonist Film
David Greven
Reading the Title Sequence (Vorspann, Générique)
Georg Stanitzek
Narnia as a Site of National Struggle: Marketing, Christianity, and National Purpose in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
James Russell
The Crowd Outside the Lettered City: Imagining the Mass Audience in 1920s India
Manishita Dass
Conference Report: Console-ing Passions, University of California–Santa Barbara, April 24–26, 2008
submitted by Moya Luckett
In Focus: Fandom and Feminism: Gender and the Politics of Fan Production
edited by Kristina Busse
Book Reviews: Feminist Film and Media Studies
edited by Amanda D. Lotz
Annotated Index to Volume 48


Spring 2009, 48:3

The Unadapted: Warner Bros. Reads Zora Neale Hurston
Elizabeth Binggeli
Indie Culture: In Pursuit of the Authentic Autonomous Alternative
Michael Z. Newman
Japan's Blair Witch: Restraint, Maturity, and Generic Canons in the British Critical Reception of Ring
Daniel Martin
Lives Aquatic: Mediterranean Cinema and an Ethics of Underwater Existence
Elena Past
In Memoriam: Manny Farber, 1917–2008
Robert Sklar
Conference Report: The 17th Annual Screen Conference, July 4–6, 2008 Glasgow, Scotland
submitted by Will Straw
Teaching Dossier: Assignment Design
edited by Kevin Sandler
Response to the In Focus Dossier on the British Film Institute
Andrew Lockett and Rob White
In Focus: Moving Between Platforms: Film, Television, Gaming, and Convergence
edited by Jonathan Gray
Book Reviews: Gaming
edited by Amanda D. Lotz
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Membership Directory


Winter 2009, 48:2

"Wait for the Next Pictures": Intertextuality and Cliffhanger Continuity in Early Cinema and Comic Strips
Josh Lambert
Renoir and Murder
Karla Oeler
Herzog, Landscape, and Documentary
Eric Ames
Taking Hollywood Back: The Historical Costume Drama, the Bio-Pic, and Popular Front U.S. Film Criticism
Chris Robé
John Wayne as "Supercrip": Disabled Bodies and the Construction of "Hard" Masculinity in The Wings of Eagles
Russell Meeuf
Conference Report: Orphans Take Manhattan: The 6th Biannual Orphan Film Symposium, March 26-29, 2008 New York City submitted by Devin Orgeron
In Focus: Media Studies and the Digital Humanities
edited by Tara McPherson
Book Reviews: BFI Film Classics
edited by Amanda D. Lotz


Fall 2008, 48:1

Examples in Theory: Interpassive Illustrations and Celluloid Fetishism
Boaz Hagin
The New Wave Meets the Tradition of Quality: Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Rodney Hill
"Feed Me!": Power Struggles and the Portrayal of Race in Little Shop of Horrors
Marc Jensen
Pop Go the Warner Bros., et al.: Marketing Film Songs during the Coming of Sound
Katherine Spring
The Eye of the Frog: Questions of Space in Films Using Digital Processes
Deborah Tudor
Conference Report: Border Crossings: Rethinking Silent Cinema, February 8–10, 2008, University of California, Berkeley
submitted by Steve Choe
In Focus: Sound Studies
edited by Michele Hilmes
Book Reviews: Sound Studies
edited by Amanda D. Lotz



Summer 2008, 47:4

The Creature from the Black Lagoon: Marilyn Monroe and Whiteness
Lois Banner
The Visual Re-creation of Black People in a "White" Country: Oscar Micheaux and Swedish Film Culture in the 1920s
Tommy Gustafsson
Of Myths and Men: Better Luck Tomorrow and the Mainstreaming of Asian America Cinema
Margaret Hillenbrand
Nothing On But Hoppy Badges: Hopalong Cassidy, William Boyd Enterprises, and Emergent Media Globalization
Michael Kackman
Noir Citizenship: Anthony Mann's Border Incident
Jonathan Auerbach
In Focus: The British Film Institute, edited by Toby Miller
Who Are These People? By Toby Miller
The British Film Institute by Geoffrey Nowell-Smith
After the flood: BFI Publishing beyond the BFI
Rebecca Barden Reponds
Cultural Strategies: Publishing at the British Film Institute by Manuel Alvarado and Edward Buscombe
Whatever Happened to BFI Publishing? by Pam Cook
Implementing Cultural Policy: The Case of the BFI Distribution Library by Colin McArthur
In the Dark: The BFI Archive by Charlotte Brunsdon
In For a Downer? Notes on Some British Film Institute Feature Film Productions of the 1980s by Bill Grantham
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)
Cinema Journal Annotated Index to Volume 47



Spring 2008, 47:3

Becoming Clifton Webb: A Queer Star in Mid-Century Hollywood
Leonard Leff
"The More You Look, the Less You Really Know": The Redemption of White Masculinity in Contemporary American and French Cinema
Judith Franco
National, Regional, and Global: New Waves of Latin American Cinema
Luisela Alvaray
What the Shadow Knows: Race, Image, and Meaning in Shadows (1922)
Alice Maurice
The Price of Heaven: Remaking Politics in All that Heaven Allows, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, and Far from Heaven
Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky
In Focus: The Place of Television Studies: A View from the British Midlands, edited by Charlotte Brunsdon and Ann Gray
Is Television Studies History? by Charlotte Brunsdon
"Television Resurrections": Television and Memory by Amy Holdsworth
Feeling Sentimental about Television and Audiences by Helen Wood and Lisa Taylor
Is Archiving a Feminist Issue? Historical Research and the Past, Present, and Future of Television Studies by Rachel Moseley and Helen Wheatley
Television Studies Goes Digital by James Bennett
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Membership Directory

Winter 2008, 47:2

What the Public Wanted: Hollywood, 1937–1942
Catherine Jurca
Ingrid Bergman's Star Persona and the Alien Space of Stromboli
Ora Gelley
A Lotta Night Music: The Sound of Film Noir
Richard R. Ness
Suspenseful Situations: Melodramatic Narrative and the Contemporary Action Film
Scott Higgins
Guys Gone Wild? Soft-Core Video Professionalism and New Realities in Television Production
Vicki Mayer
In Focus: The Practitioner Interview, edited by Christine Cornea
Introduction: Interviews in Film and Television Studies by Christine Cornea
An Ethics and an Aesthetics of Interviewing by Scott MacDonald
Speaking of Soft Core by Linda Ruth Williams
The Recalcitrant Interviewee by Mark Kermode
Studying Up and F**cking Up: Ethnographic Interviewing in Production Studies by Vicki Mayer
After the Interview by Brett Mills
The Society for Cinema and Media Studies' Statement of Best Practices for Fair Use in Teaching for Film and Media Educators
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sarah
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)

Fall 2007, 47:1

Kuhle Wampe and the Problem of Corporal Culture
Theodore F. Rippey
Making a Go of It: Paternity and Prohibition in the Films of Wes Anderson
Joshua Gooch
Irresistible Death: 21 Grams as Melodrama
Michael Stewart
A Mexican Nouvelle Vague: The Logic of New Waves under Globalization
Jeff Menne
In Focus: Teaching "Difficult" Films, edited by Paul McEwan
Exploitation Films: Teaching Sin in the Suburbs by Eric Schaefer
Racist Film: Teaching The Birth of a Nation by Paul McEwan
Misogynist Films: Teaching Top Gun by Tania Modleski
Teaching Indian Cinema by Sumita Chakravarty
Avant-Garde Films: Teaching Wavelength by Michael Zryd
Indecipherable Films: Teaching Gummo by Jeffrey Sconce
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)

Summer 2007, 46:4

Having It All Ways: The Tourist, the Traveler, and the Local in The L Word
Candace Moore
Blackboard Jungle: The Ethnographic Narratives of Education on Film
Dan Leopard
Decompressing Modernity: South Korean Time Travel Narratives and the IMF Crisis
David Martin-Jones
The Australian Western, or A Settler Colonial Cinema par excellence
Peter Limbrick
In Focus: Visual Culture, Scholarship, and Sexual Images, edited by Chuck Kleinhans
Introduction: Prior Constraints by Chuck Kleinhans
How I published vintage queer filth in film, video, photography, and graphics over 25 years of editors, designers, lawyers, printers, and booksellers–and survived by Thomas Waugh
"Frenzy of the Visible," Indeed! by Linda Williams
You and Voyeurweb: Illustrating the Shifting Representation of the Penis on the Internet with User-Generated Content by Peter Lehman
Racism and Pornography: Evidence, Paradigms, and Publishing by Daniel Bernardi
Seizing Moving Image Pornography by José B. Capino
Academic Cult Erotica: Fluid Beings or a Cubicle of Our Own? by Katrien Jacobs
Conference Update by Chuck Kleinhans
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)
Annotated Index to Volume 46

Spring 2007, 46:3

Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Television, 1950-1953
Yeidy M. Rivero
Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Staging National Tableaux and Text in Prospero's Books
Ryan Trimm
The Surrealism of the Photographic Image: Bazin, Barthes, and the Digital Sweet Hereafter
Adam Lowenstein
Visual "Drive" and Cinematic Narrative: Reading Gaze Theory in Lacan, Hitchcock, and Mulvey
Clifford T. Manlove
In Focus: The 21st Century Archive edited by Eric Schaefer
Archives and Access in the 21st Century by Rick Prelinger
Regional Moving Image Archives in the United States by Karan Sheldon
The Role of Orphan Films in the 21st Century Archive by Dan Streible
The Archivist, the Scholar, and Access to Historic Television Materials by Margaret A. Compton
Collective Effort: Archiving LGBT Moving Images by Lynne Kirste
The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center by Mike Mashon
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Membership Directory

Winter 2007, 46:2

The Revered Gaze: The Medieval Imaginary of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ
Alison Griffiths
La Camera-Crayola: Authorship Comes of Age in the Cinema of Wes Anderson
Devin Orgeron
The Big Lift (1950): Image and Identity in Blockaded Berlin
Ralph Stern
Banal and Magnificent Space in Electra Glide in Blue (1973), or An Allegory of the Nixon Era
Mark Shiel
In Focus: Fair Use and Film, edited by Peter Decherney
From Fair Use to Exemption by Peter Decherney
Fair Use, Film, and the Advantages of Internet Distribution by Fred von Lohmann
Untold Stories: Collaborative Research on Documentary Filmmaker's Free Speech and Fair Use by Peter Jaszi and Patricia Aufderheide
Access to Orphan Works: Copyright Law, Preservation, and Politics by Eric J. Schwartz and Matt Williams
"If You Can't Protect What You Own, You Don't Own Anything": Piracy, Privacy, and Public Relations in 21st Century Hollywood by Jon Lewis
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Terri Ginsberg

Fall 2006, 46:1

Countering Censorship: Edgar Dale and the Film Appreciation Movement
John Nichols
Disturbing the Peace: Lost Boundaries, Pinky, and Censorship in Atlanta, Georgia, 1949–1952
Margaret T. McGehee
Cinemagoing in Portsmouth during the 1930s
John Sedgwick
"The most explosive object to hit Britain since the V2!": The British Films of Hardy Kruger and Anglo-German Relations during the 1950s
Melanie Williams
In Focus: Documentary, edited by B. Ruby Rich
Bus 174 and the Living Present by Amy Villarejo
Cinema Solidarity: The Documentary Practice of Kim Longinotto by Patricia White
Rethinking Documentary in the Digital Age by Faye Ginsburg
Wu Wenguang: An Introduction by Chris Berry
DV: Individual Filmmaking by Wu Wenguang, translated by Cathryn Clayton
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)

Summer 2006, 45:4

"Must the Players Keep Young?": Early Hollywood's Cult of Youth
Heather Addison
The Clothes Make the Fan: Fashion and Online Fandom when Buffy the Vampire Slayer Goes to eBay
Josh Stenger
"Have You Ever Seen the Inside of One of Those Places?": Psycho, Foucault, and the Postwar Context of Madness
Cynthia Erb
No(ir) Place to Go: Spatial Anxiety and Sartorial Intertextuality in Die Unberührbare
Mattias Frey
In Focus: Academic Labor, edited by Jonathan Buchsbaum
"Yes, we are students, but we are also workers": Interviews of Student Strike Organizers at NYU, interviewed by Jonathan Buchsbaum and Penny Lewis
"We are teachers, hear us roar": Contingent Faculty Author an Activist Culture by Marc Bousquet
Academic Labor: The Canadian Context by Vicky Smallman
Crisis and Resistance: A Union Fights Back by Barbara Bowen
The Crisis in Academic Employment: A Local Story by Jon Lewis
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)
Annotated Index to Volume 45

Spring 2006, 45:3

"Before She Was a Virgin . . .": Doris Day and the Decline of Female Film Comedy in the 1950s and 1960s
Dennis Bingham
Brand-Name Literature: Film Adaptation and Selznick International Pictures' Rebecca (1940)
Kyle Dawson Edwards
Sex Is Dangerous, So Satisfy Your Wife: The Softcore Thriller in Its Contexts
David Andrews
From the Portrait to the Close-Up: Gender and Technology in Still Photography and Hollywood Cinematography
Patrick Keating
In Focus: The Death of 16mm? edited by Heather Hendershot
Archiving, Preserving, Screening 16mm by Jan-Christopher Horak
Film and Media Studies and the Law of the DVD by William Fisher and Jacqueline Harlow
16mm: Reports of Its Death Are Greatly Exaggerated by Scott MacDonald
Of Ghosts and Machines: An Interview with Zoe Beloff (interviewed by Heather Hendershot)
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terri Ginsberg)
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Membership Directory

Winter 2006, 45:2

Matthew Barney and the Paradox of the Neo-Avant-Garde Blockbuster
Alexandra Keller and Frazer Ward
The Academy and the Avant-Garde: A Relationship of Dependence and Resistance
Michael Zryd
Portrait of a Patriot's Son: Philip Ahn and Korean Diasporic Identities in Hollywood
Hye Seung Chung
Benshi as Stars: The Irony of the Popularity and Respectability of Voice Performers in Japanese Cinema
Hideaki Fujiki
In Focus: Writing for the American Screen, edited by James Schamus
What a Screenplay Isn't by Howard Rodman
Split Personality: Random Thoughts on Writing for Theater and Film by José Rivera
Documentary by Design by Sydnye White
Writers United? by John Auerbach
My Unexpected Life in the Mainstream by Jan Oxenberg
Archival News
Scott Higgins and Scott Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson (with Terry Ginsberg)

Fall 2005, 45:1

Back Projection: Visualizing Past and Present Europe in Zentropa
Rosalind Galt
"Military Enlightenment" for the Masses: Genre and Cultural Intermixing in South Korea's Golden Age War Films
David Scott Diffrient
Homologies of Space: Text and Spectatorship in All-Male Adult Theaters
José B. Capino
Radical Sissies and Stereotyped Fairies in Laurie Lynd's The Fairy Who Didn't Want to Be a Fairy Anymore
Gilad Padva
In Focus: The Place of Television Studies
[Introduction] by William Boddy
TV's Next Season? by Lynn Spigel
Welcome to the Viral Future of Cinema (Television) by John T. Caldwell
Turn off TV Studies! by Toby Miller
Is Screen Studies a Load of Old Cobblers? And If So, Is That Good? by& John Hartley
Studying Television: Same Questions, Different Contexts by Horace Newcomb
The Bad Object: Television in the American Academy by Michele Hilmes
Archival News
Scott Higgins, Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson, Terri Ginsberg

Summer 2005, 44:4

Yongzheng Dynasty and Chinese Primetime Television Drama
Ying Zhu
Some like It Cold: Fetishism in Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity"
Hugh S. Manon
Transnational Maleness: The Italian Immigrant in Hell Drivers
Elisabetta Girelli
Side of the Angels: Dalton Trumbo, the Hollywood Trade Press, and the Blacklist
Tim Palmer
In Focus: Children of the Blacklist, an Extended Family
[Introduction] by Joanna E. Rapf
Shock Waves by Michael Butler
What Was It like to Have a Blacklisted Father? by David Eliscu
Commie, Kiddie-Porn Days Gone by by Daniel Gorney
A Different Childhood by Nikola Trumbo
Behind the Curtains: The Blacklist Years by Geraldine Van Dusen
The Blacklist through New Eyes by Bill Jarrico
The Senate Small Business Committee Pizza Parlor by Tim Hunter
Archival News
Scott Higgins, Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kristen Moana Thompson, Terri Ginsberg

Spring 2005, 44:3

Imagining and Promoting the Small-Town Theater
Gregory A. Waller
"Right and Wrong; That's [Not] All There Is to It!": Young Mr. Lincoln and American Law
Virginia Wright Wexman
Cinema and the Civilizing Process: Rethinking Violence in the World War II Combat Film
J. David Slocum
"Oh, I See....": The Birds and the Culmination of Hitchcock's Hyper-Romantic Vision
John P. McCombe
In Focus: The Crisis in Publishing
[Introduction] by Alexandra Juhasz
"Oy Vey! Is It a Crisis or Is It Just Me?" by Leslie Mitchner
Whose Crisis Is It? by Patrice Petro
Code Orange: Career Fear and Publishing by Jamie Poster
From the Crisis to the Commons by Kathleen Fitzpatrick
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crisis in Publishing by Eric Smoodin
Archival News
Scott Higgins, Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson, Terri Ginsberg

Winter 2005, 44:2

"Made for the Masses with an Appeal to the Classes": The Triangle Film Corporation and the Failure of Highbrow Film Culture
Rob King
The Mulatto Cyborg: Imagining a Multiracial Future
LeiLani Nishime
The New Hollywood Racelessness: Only the Fast, Furious, (And Multiracial) Will Survive
Mary C. Beltrán
The (Un)Speakable FEMININITY in Mainstream Movies: Jane Campion's The Piano
Jaime Bihlmeyer
Restaging the War: The Deer Hunter and the Primal Scene of Violence
Sylvia Shin Huey Chong
In Focus: Postfeminism and Contemporary Media Studies
[Introduction] by Yvonne Tasker, Diane Negra
Feminism, Postfeminism, Martha, Martha, and Nigella by Charlotte Brunsdon
Postfeminism from A to G by Chris Holmlund
Dressed to Kill: Postfeminist Noir by Linda Mizejewski
Postfeminism in the British Frame by Justine Ashby
Archival News
Scott Higgins, Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson, Rebecca M. Gordon

Fall 2004, 44:1

"That's Jazz Made in Germany!": Hallo, Fräulein! and the Limits of Democratic Pedagogy
Jennifer Fay
Disabling African American Men: Liberalism and Race Message Films
John Nickel
"You're Next!": Postwar Hegemony Besieged in Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Katrina Mann
"Too Close for Comfort": American Beauty and the Incest Motif
Kathleen Rowe Karlyn
In Focus: Film History, or a Baedeker Guide to the Historical Turn
[Introduction] by Sumiko Higashi
Historiographic Method and the Study of Early Cinema by Charles Musser
History Can Work for You, You Know How to Use It by Richard Abel
Film History and the Two Presents of Feminist Film Theory by Jane M. Gaines
Woof, Warp, History by Lee Grieveson
The Future of the Past by Janet Staiger
Jargon and the Crisis of Readability: Methodology, Language, and the Future of Film History by Steven J. Ross
Does Film History Need a Crisis? by Robert Sklar
Collaborative Research, Doc? by Donald Crafton
Archival News
Scott Higgins, Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson, Rebecca M. Gordon

Summer 2004, 43:4

The Global Return of the Wu Xia Pian (Chinese Sword-Fighting Movie): Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Kenneth Chan
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: A Diasporic Reading
Christina Klein
Aesthetic Identities: A Response to Kenneth Chan and Christina Klein
James Schamus
Indeterminate and Inhuman: Georgette Leblanc in L'Inhumaine (1924)
Maureen G. Shanahan
Projections of Rural Life: The Agricultural Film Initiative in France, 1919-39
Alison Murray Levine
In Focus: The Media and the New Cold War
[Introduction] by Dennis Broe, Louise Spence
Fox and Its Friends: Global Commodification and the New Cold War by Dennis Broe
Conglomeration, New Media, and the Cultural Production of the "War on Terror" by James Castonguay
Fending off the Barbarians: Agit-Media and the Middle East by Linda Dittmar
Reevaluating the "Old" Cold War: A Dialectical Reading of Two 9/11 Narratives by Patricia Keeton
The Limits of the Cold War Analogy by Anna McCarthy
9/11, the Useful Incident, and the Legacy of the Creel Committee by Christopher Sharrett
Complicity by Noël Burch
Archival News
Scott Higgins, Sara Ross
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson, Rebecca M. Gordon

Spring 2004, 43:3

Naturalist and Classical Styles in Early Sound Film Acting
Johannes Riis
Hard Hats and Movie Brats: Auteurism and the Class Politics of the New Hollywood
Derek Nystrom
"Dancing through the Minefield": Passion, Pedagogy, Politics, and Production in The Tango Lesson
Lucy Fischer
New Perceptions: Kinugasa Teinosuke's Films and Japanese Modernism
William O. Gardner
In Focus: What Is Cinema? What Is Cinema Journal?
[Introduction] by Frank P. Tomasulo
New Media and Film History: Walter Benjamin and the Awakening of Cinema by Catherine Russell
The State of the Field: Notes Toward an Article by E. Ann Kaplan
Diversity or Dilution? Thoughts on Film Studies and the SCMS by Barry Keith Grant
The State of Things by Robert Kolker
Click This: From Analog Dreams to Digital Realities by Anna Everett
Parting Glances by Jon Lewis
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Kirsten Moana Thompson, Rebecca M. Gordon

Winter 2004, 43:2

Perennial Detour: The Cinema of Edgar G. Ulmer and the Experience of Exile
Noah Isenberg
Love and Desire in the Cinema
Torben Grodal
Punk Cinema
Stacy Thompson
Lost on Mulholland Drive: Navigating David Lynch's Panegyric to Hollywood
Todd McGowan
In Focus: Teaching 9/11
[Introduction] by Louise Spence
Applied Humanism: The Re:constructions Project by Henry Jenkins
Cultivating Critical Eyes: Teaching 9/11 through Video and Cinema by Jacqueline Brady
Teaching 9/11 and Why I'm Not Doing It Anymore by Louise Spence
Teaching through Feelings and Personal Beliefs: 9/11 as Case Study by Sarah Projansky
After the Fall: Cinema Studies Post-9/11 by B. Ruby Rich
Teaching Film after 9/11 by Wheeler Winston Dixon
Pedagogy, Film, and the Responsibility of Intellectuals: A Response by Henry A. Giroux
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Rebecca M. Gordon

Fall 2003, 43:1

Film Noir Fascination: Outside History, but Historically so
Oliver Harris
Recontextualizing Copyright: Piracy, Hollywood, the State, and Globalization
Shujen Wang
Love's Labors Almost Lost: Managing Crisis during the Reign of I Love Lucy
Susan M. Carini
Transnational Anatomies of Exile and Abjection in Milcho Manchevski's Before the Rain (1994)
Katarzyna Marciniak
The Good Lynching and The Birth of a Nation: Discourses and Aesthetics of Jim Crow
Michele Faith Wallace
The Society for Cinema Studies: A Personal Recollection of the Early Days
Jack C. Ellis
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Rebecca M. Gordon

Summer 2003, 42:4

"It's Only a Piece of Meat": Gender Ambiguity, Sexuality, and Politics in The Crying Game and M. Butterfly
Leighton Grist
AIDS References in the Critical Reception of David Cronenberg: "It May Not Be Such a Bad Disease after All"
Ernest Mathijs
The Genesis of Days of Heaven
Hubert Cohen
Long Live Death! The End of Revolution in Luis Buñuel's The Phantom of Liberty
Julie Jones
Making It in Hollywood: Clara Bow, Fandom, and Consumer Culture
Marsha Orgeron
Dazzled by the Light: Technological Entertainment and Its Social Impact in Varieté
Frances Guerin
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Spring 2003, 42:3

"New Films in Story Form": Movie Story Magazines and Spectatorship
Adrienne L. McLean
Looking for the Gaze: Lacanian Film Theory and Its Vicissitudes
Todd McGowan
"To Hear and See the Matter": Communicating Technology in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet
Mark Thornton Burnett
Eroticism in Itami's The Funeral and Tampopo: Juxtaposition and Symbolism
Zvika Serper
Demystification and Webtopia in the Films of Nelly Kaplan
Lenuta Giukin
Home Again: Revisiting the New German Cinema in Edgar Reitz's Die Zweite Heimat (1993)
Johannes von Moltke
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Winter 2003, 42:2

Pippi and Her Pals
Christine Holmlund
"Rock-a-Bye, Baby!": Black Women Disrupting Gangs and Constructing Hip-Hop Gangsta Films
Beretta E. Smith-Shomade
Arnoldian Humanism, or Amnesia and Autobiography in the Schwarzenegger Action Film
Frank Grady
Masculinity on the Front: John Huston's The Red Badge of Courage (1951) Revisited
Guerric DeBona
Ambiguous Ecologies: Stardom's Domestic Mise-en-Scène
Simon Dixon
Arguing with Ethnography: The Films of Bob Quinn and Pierre Perrault
Jerry White
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Fall 2002, 42:1

Three Forgotten French Filmmakers: André Cayatte, Georges Rouquier, and Roger Leenhardt
André Bazin, Bert Cardullo
The Gang's All Here: Generic versus Racial Integration in the 1940s Musical
Sean Griffin
Black-Audience Westerns and the Politics of Cultural Identification in the 1930s
Julia Leyda
The Wrong Kind of Nickel Madness: Pricing Problems for Pittsburgh Nickelodeons
Michael G. Aronson
Ethnic Masculinity and Early Television's Vaudeo Star
Susan Murray
Film Censorship and Political Legitimation in South Korea, 1987-1992
Seung Hyun Park
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Summer 2002, 41:4

Before and after the Fact: Writing and Reading Hitchcock's Suspicion
Rick Worland
Global Cinderella: Sabrina (1954), Hollywood, and Postwar Internationalism
Dina M. Smith
Hollywood Musicals and the Invention of Rio de Janeiro, 1933-1953
Bianca Freire-Medeiros
The Wild East: Deconstructing the Language of Genre in the Hollywood Eastern
John C. Eisele
Post-Trauma and Historical Remembrance in Recent South Korean Cinema: Reading Park Kwang-su's A Single Spark (1995) and Chang Sŏn-u's A Petal (1996)
Kyung Hyun Kim
Fellini's Portrait of the Artist as Creative Problem Solver
John C. Stubbs
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Spring 2002, 41:3

Gauging a Revolution: 16mm Film and the Rise of the Pornographic Feature
Eric Schaefer
The Twilight Zone of Contemporary Hollywood Production
Charles S. Tashiro
Reel Revolutionaries: An Examination of Hollywood's Cycle of 1960s Youth Rebellion Films
Aniko Bodroghkozy
Inner-City Exhibition and the Genre Film: Distributing Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Kevin Heffernan
Historiography and Sinification: Music in Chinese Cinema of the 1930s
Yeh Yueh-yu
Imagined Islands: White Shadows in the South Seas and Cultural Ambivalence
Jeffrey Geiger
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Winter 2002, 41:2

The Ambiguous Aura of Hollywood Stars in Avant-Garde Found-Footage Films
William C. Wees
The Staging of the Bourgeois Imaginary in The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1990)
Ruth D. Johnston
Kieślowski and the Antipolitics of Color: A Reading of the "Three Colors" Trilogy
Paul Coates
Godard's Comment Ça Va (1976): From Information Theory to Genetics
Kevin J. Hayes
An Excursion into the Lower Depths: Hollywood, Urban Primitivism, and St. Louis Blues, 1929-1937
Peter Stanfield
Sounding Images in Silent Film: Visual Acoustics in Murnau's Sunrise
Melinda Szaloky
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Fall 2001, 41:1

Lesbian Locations: The Production of Lesbian Bar Space in The Killing of Sister George
Kelly Hankin
Zero Patience, Genre, Difference, and Ideology: Singing and Dancing Queer Nation
Christopher Gittings
The Transnational Ga(y)ze: Constructing the East European Object of Desire in Gay Film and Pornography after the Fall of the Wall
Nicholas F. Radel
The Elusive/Ubiquitous Representation of Rape: A Historical Survey of Rape in U.S. Film, 1903-1972
Sarah Projansky
Film Stills Methodologies: A Pedagogical Assignment
Barry J. Mauer
Introducing Students to Film
[Introduction] by Robin Bates
What "Kind" of Film History Do We Teach?: The Introductory Survey Course as a Pedagogical Opportunity by Frank P. Tomasulo
Teaching an Introductory Cinema Class to Production-Oriented Students by Doreen Bartoni
Cinema in the English Department Introductory Course, or, How to Make Film an "Element of Literature" by Peter Mascuch
Promoting Deep Learning through the Use of Effective Textbooks by Warren Buckland
"It's Just a Movie": A Teaching Essay for Introductory Media Classes by Greg M. Smith
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Sudhir Mahadevan

Summer 2001, 40:4

The Legacy of Mario Camerini in Vittorio De Sica's The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Carlo Celli
A Mountain of a Ship: Locating the Bergfilm in James Cameron's Titanic
Robert von Dassanowsky
Orientalism as Alterity in Israeli Cinema
Dorit Naaman
Reigniting Japanese Tradition with "Hana-Bi"
Darrell William Davis
Kurosawa's Dreams: A Cinematic Reflection of a Traditional Japanese Context
Zvika Serper
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Anne Morey

Spring 2001, 40:3

A Cultural Approach to Television Genre Theory
Jason Mittell
The Genre Film as Booby Trap: 1970s Genre Bending and The French Connection
Todd Berliner
"No One Knows You're Black!": Six Degrees of Separation and the Buddy Formula
Jennifer Gillan
The Naked Truth: Showgirls and the Fate of the X/NC-17 Rating
Kevin S. Sandler
Fighting Films: The Everyday Tactics of World War II Soldiers
William Friedman Fagelson
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Anne Morey

Winter 2001, 40:2

From Feminine Masquerade to Flâneuse: Agnès Varda's Cléo in the City
Janice Mouton
The Big Picture: Theatrical Moviegoing, Digital Television, and beyond the Substitution Effect
Kevin J. Corbett
Distribution, the Transient Audience, and the Transition to the Feature Film
Michael Quinn
"Place" and the Modernist Redemption of Empire in "Black Narcissus" (1947)
Priya Jaikumar
"Memoria Dextera Est": Film and Public Memory in Postwar Germany
Olaf Hoerschelmann
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Anne Morey

Fall 2000, 40:1

Under "Western Eyes": The Personal Odyssey of Huang Fei-Hong in "Once upon a Time in China"
Tony Williams
Soap Opera in China: The Transnational Politics of Visuality, Sexuality, and Masculinity
Sheldon H. Lu
Early Cinema and Modernity in Latin America
Ana M. López
"The Purest Knight of All": Nation, History, and Representation in "El Cid" (1960)
Mark Jancovich
Caliban's Books: The Hybrid Text in Peter Greenaway's "Prospero's Books"
James Tweedie
Archival News
Eric Schaefer, Dan Streible
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Anne Morey

Summer 2000, 39:4

"White Man's Book No Good": D. W. Griffith and the American Indian
Gregory S. Jay
The British Culture Industries and the Mythology of the American Market: Cultural Policy and Cultural Exports in the 1940s and 1990s
Paul Swann
Crossing Borders: Time, Memory, and the Construction of Identity in "Song of the Exile"
Patricia Brett Erens
Stanley Kwan's "Center Stage": The (Im)possible Engagement between Feminism and Postmodernism
Shuqin Cui
Connecting Film/Media Studies to Student Experiences
[Introduction] by Ramona Curry
Connecting to Film History through Writing by Robin Bates
Teaching "The Scent of Green Papaya" in Saigon: Cinema in International Context by Linda C. Ehrlich
Critical Media Studies and the North American Media Literacy Movement by Jim Wehmeyer
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Anne Morey

Spring 2000, 39:3

Oscar Micheaux's "Body and Soul" and the Burden of Representation
Pearl Bowser, Louise Spence
Lester Walton's "Écriture Noir": Black Spectatorial Transcodings of "Cinematic Excess"
Anna Everett
Sound Strategies: Lang's Rearticulation of Renoir
Tricia Welsch
Cowboys and Free Markets: Post-World War II Westerns and U.S. Hegemony
Stanley Corkin
"A Struggle of Contending Stories": Race, Gender, and Political Memory in "Forrest Gump"
Jennifer Hyland Wang
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Paula J. Massood, Anne Morey

Winter 2000, 39:2

"We Do Not Ask You to Condone This": How the Blacklist Saved Hollywood
Jon Lewis
Blaxploitation Horror Films: Generic Reappropriation or Reinscription?
Harry M. Benshoff
Finding Ourselves on a "Lost Highway": David Lynch's Lesson in Fantasy
Todd McGowan
The Road Movie Rediscovers Mexico: Alex Cox's "Highway Patrolman"
David Laderman
"The "Mother" of All Battles": "Courage under Fire" and the Gender-Integrated Military
Susan E. Linville
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Anne Morey

Fall 1999, 39:1

"Come on Home with Me": "42nd Street" and the Gay Male World of the 1930s
Leonard J. Leff
Lois Weber's "The Blot": Rewriting Melodrama, Reproducing the Middle Class
Jennifer Parchesky
"Torn Curtain's" Futile Talk
Christopher D. Morris
Private Knowledge, Public Space: Investigation and Navigation in "Devil in a Blue Dress"
Mark L. Berrettini
"Almost Worse than the Restrictive Measures": Chicago Reformers and the Nickelodeons
J. A. Lindstrom
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Summer 1999, 38:3

"I Do Want to Live!": Female Voices, Male Discourse, and Hollywood Biopics
Dennis Bingham
Devouring Creation: Cannibalism, Sodomy, and the Scene of Analysis in "Suddenly, Last Summer"
Kevin Ohi
Stereotypical Strategies: Black Film Aesthetics, Spectator Positioning, and Self-Directed Stereotypes in "Hollywood Shuffle" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka"
Harriet Margolis
Representing the Spaces of Diaspora in Contemporary British Films by Women Directors
Anne Ciecko
"Pōru Rūta"/Paul Rotha and the Politics of Translation
Abé Mark Nornes
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Summer 1999, 38:4

"I Didn't Know Anyone Could Be so Unselfish": Liberal Empathy, the Welfare State, and King Vidor's "Stella Dallas"
Anna Siomopoulos
Posing the Subject: Sex, Illumination, and "Pumping Iron II: The Women"
Douglas Sadao Aoki
The Americanization of Molly: How Mid-Fifties TV Homogenized "The Goldbergs" (And Got "Berg-Iarized" in the Process)
Vincent Brook
Real Emotional Logic: Persuasive Strategies in Docudrama
Steven N. Lipkin
Techniques and Approaches for Teaching Film and Video Courses
[Introduction] by Tricia Welsch
Teaching French National Cinema by Christopher Faulkner
Screening the Nation: Rethinking Options by Toby Miller
Foreign Exchange: German Expressionism and Its Legacy by Tricia Welsch
How to Use Video in Large Film Classes (Read No Further If Your Students Are All Future Godards or Professors of Film) by Rebecca Bell-Metereau
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Winter 1999, 38:2

Queering the (New) Deal: Lesbian and Gay Representation and the Depression-Era Cultural Politics of Hollywood's Production Code
David M. Lugowski
Rock 'n' Roll Sound Tracks and the Production of Nostalgia
David R. Shumway
Including Ourselves: The Role of Female Spectators in Agnès Varda's "Le Bonheur" and "L'Une chante, l'autre pas"
Ruth Hottell
The Soldier, the Girl, and the Dragon: Battles of Meanings in Post-Soviet Cinematic Space
Lily Avrutin
American Film in Quebec Theater
Germain Lacasse
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang

Fall 1998, 38:1

Darkening Ethan: John Ford's "The Searchers" (1956) from Novel to Screenplay to Screen
Arthur M. Eckstein
Manager, Buddy, Delinquent: "Blackboard Jungle's" Desegregating Triangle
Beth McCoy
Fighting Films: Race, Morality, and the Governing of Cinema, 1912-1915
Lee Grieveson
Questions of Chinese Aesthetics: Film Form and Narrative Space in the Cinema of King Hu
Héctor Rodríguez
Citizen, Communist, Counterspy: "I Led 3 Lives" and Television's Masculine Agent of History
Michael Kackman
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Gregory Martino

Summer 1998, 37:4

The Public and Private Lives of a Sentimental Bloke
David Boyd
Hollywood, the Dream House Factory
Catherine Jurca
Films without a Face: Shock Horror in the Cinema of Georges Franju
Adam Lowenstein
From "The Loveless to Point Break": Kathryn Bigelow's Trajectory in Action
Christina Lane
Animalizing "Jurassic Park's" Dinosaurs: Blockbuster Schemata and Cross-Cultural Cognition in the Threat Scene
Robert Baird
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Spring 1998, 37:3

Race and Romance in "Bird of Paradise"
Joanne Hershfield
Adaptation, Censorship, and Audiences of Questionable Type: Lesbian Sightings in "Rebecca" (1940) and "The Uninvited" (1944)
Rhona J. Berenstein
Melodrama, Realism, and Race: World War II Newsreels and Propaganda Film
Sumiko Higashi
"Baraka": World Cinema and the Global Culture Industry
Martin Roberts
Staging Methods, Cinematic Technique, and Spatial Politics
Sabine Haenni
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Gregory Martino

Winter 1998, 37:2

Theorizing Mainstream Female Spectatorship: The Case of the Popular Lesbian Film
Karen Hollinger
Besides Fists and Blood: Hong Kong Comedy and Its Master of the Eighties
Jenny Kwok Wah Lau
The Construction of Black Male Identity in Black Action Films of the Nineties
Kenneth Chan
Postmodern Double Cross: Reading David Cronenberg's "M. Butterfly" as a Horror Story
Asuman Suner
Spectacles of Death: Clint Eastwood and Violence in "Unforgiven"
Carl Plantinga
Preaching Pluralism: Pluralism, Truth, and Scholarly Inquiry in Film Studies by David Bordwell
Reply to David Bordwell by Peter Lehman
A Response to Peter Lehman's Essay "Pluralism versus the Correct Position" by Stuart Minnis
Reply to Stuart Minnis by Peter Lehman
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Fall 1997, 37:1

Reforming "Jackass Music": The Problematic Aesthetics of Early American Film Music Accompaniment
Tim Anderson
French Cinema's Other First Wave: Political and Racial Economies of "Cinéma colonial," 1918 to 1934
David H. Slavin
OWI Meets the Monsters: Hollywood Horror Films and War Propaganda, 1942 to 1945
Rick Worland
The Ambiguity of Entertainment: Chinese Cinema in Japanese-Occupied Shanghai, 1941 to 1945
Poshek Fu
Visual Perception and Motion Picture Spectatorship
Trevor Ponech
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Summer 1997, 36:4

A Seed for Change: The Engenderment of "A Florida Enchantment"
R. Bruce Brasell
"The Only 'I' in the World": Religion, Psychoanalysis, and "The Dybbuk"
Ira Konigsberg
The Direction of "North by Northwest"
Christopher D. Morris
Machine as Messiah: Cyborgs, Morphs, and the American Body Politic
Doran Larson
"Stop Reading Films!": Film Studies, Close Analysis, and Gay Pornography
John Champagne
Manhattan's Nickelodeons New York? New York! William Uricchio and Roberta E. Pearson Comment on the Singer-Allen Exchange by William Uricchio, Roberta E. Pearson
Oy, Myopia! A Reaction from Judith Thissen on the Singer-Allen Controversy by Judith Thissen
Manhattan Melodrama. A Response from Ben Singer by Ben Singer
Archival News
Brian Taves
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Gregory Martino

Spring 1997, 36:3

Louise Brooks, Star Witness
Amelie Hastie
Audiences on the Verge of a Fascist Breakdown: Male Anxieties and Late 1930s French Film
Robin Bates
Mickey Meets Mondrian: Cartoons Enter the Museum of Modern Art
Bill Mikulak
From "Minority Film" to "Minority Discourse": Questions of Nationhood and Ethnicity in Chinese Cinema
Yingjin Zhang
Men in Leather: Kenneth Branagh's "Much Ado about Nothing" and Romantic Comedy
Celestino Deleyto
Film Pedagogy
Teaching Film Production and Cinema Studies by Frank P. Tomasulo
Media Practice: Notes toward a Critical Production Studies by Joanne Hershfield, Anna McCarthy
Theory to Practice: Integrating Cinema Theory and Film Production by Frank P. Tomasulo
Teaching Digital Media by Stephen Mamber
The Internship Experience: A Practical Guide by Stephen Tropiano
In Memoriam: Richard deCordova (1956-1996)
Jon Lewis
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Winter 1997, 36:2

"Draped Crusaders": Disrobing Gender in "The Mark of Zorro"
Catherine Williamson
Performance and Persona in the U.S. Avant-Garde: The Case of Maya Deren
Maria Pramaggiore
The Obscene Seen: Spectacle and Transgression in Postwar Burlesque Films
Eric Schaefer
Space, Place, and Spectacle: The Crisis Cinema of John Woo
Tony Williams
The Ideological Impediment: Feminism and Film Theory
Jennifer Hammett
Film Pedagogy
Classroom Strategies for Film/Media by Frank P. Tomasulo
Teaching Mise-en-Scène Analysis as a Critical Tool by Tricia Welsch
Film and Media Education, K-12 by Susan Hunt
Teaching for Learning: Do They Learn What You Teach? by Diane Carson
Pluralism versus the Correct Position by Peter Lehman
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Fall 1996, 36:1

The Well-Furnished Interior of the Masses: Kirsanoff's "Menilmontant" and the Streets of Paris
Richard Prouty
Blocking "Blockade": Partisan Protest, Popular Debate, and Encapsulated Texts
Greg M. Smith
Dance, Flexibility, and the Renewal of Genre in "Singin' in the Rain"
Peter N. Chumo II
Dr. Hobbes's Parasites: Victims, Victimization, and Gender in David Cronenberg's "Shivers"
David Sanjek
Sally Potter's "Orlando" and the Neo-Baroque Scopic Regime
Cristina Degli-Esposti
Carl Plantinga Responds to Dirk Eitzen's "When Is a Documentary?: Documentary as a Mode of Reception" ("Cinema Journal" 35:1) by Carl Plantinga
Dirk Eitzen Responds by Dirk Eitzen
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Summer 1996, 35:4

Rethinking National Cinema: Dreyer's "La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc" and the Academic Aesthetic
Charles O'Brien
The First "Perestroika": Soviet Cinema under the First Five-Year Plan
Vance Kepley Jr.
Body and Soul: The Structure of Meaning in the Boxing Film Genre
Leger Grindon
Approaching "The Untouchables": Social Science and Moral Panics in Early Sixties Television
William Boddy
Being Chinese American, Becoming Asian American: "Chan Is Missing"
Peter Feng
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Spring 1996, 35:3

The Competing Tunes of "Johnny Guitar": Liberalism, Sexuality, Masquerade
Jennifer Peterson
When History Films (Try to) Become Paintings
Charles Tashiro
Class, Caste, and Performance in "Subaltern" Feminist Film Theory and Praxis: An Analysis of "Rudaali"
Radha Subramanyam
Gender and the Action Heroine: Hardbodies and the "Point of No Return"
Jeffrey A. Brown
Manhattan's Nickelodeons. Sumiko Higashi on Ben Singer's "Manhattan Nickelodeons: New Data on Audiences and Exhibitors", "Cinema Journal" 34, No. 3 (Spring 1995) by Sumiko Higashi
Manhattan Myopia; Or, Oh! Iowa! Robert C. Allen on Ben Singer's "Manhattan Nickelodeons: New Data on Audiences and Exhibitors", "Cinema Journal" 34, No. 3 (Spring 1995) by Robert C. Allen
New York, Just like I Pictured It... Ben Singer Responds by Ben Singer
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Winter 1996, 35:2

"Compulsory" Viewing for Every Citizen: "Mr. Smith" and the Rhetoric of Reception
Eric Smoodin
Working like a Homosexual: Camp Visual Codes and the Labor of Gay Subjects in the MGM Freed Unit
Matthew Tinkcom
Boys in Space: "Star Trek," Latency, and the Neverending Story
Ilsa J. Bick
Feminist Enterprise? "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and the Occupation of Femininity
Lynne Joyrich
Mapping the Hood: The Genealogy of City Space in "Boyz N the Hood" and "Menace II Society"
Paula J. Massood
In Memoriam: Nina Leibman (1957-1995)
Michele Hilmes
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Fall 1995, 35:1

"Pathé Goes to Town": French Films Create a Market for the Nickelodeon
Richard Abel
A Tale of Three Cities: The Banning of "Scarlet Street"
Matthew Bernstein
Mixed Emotions: "Mommie Dearest." Between Melodrama and Horror
Annette Brauerhoch
Greenaway-Gaultier: Old Masters, Fashion Slaves
Nita Rollins
When Is a Documentary?: Documentary as a Mode of Reception
Dirk Eitzen
Shots in Cyberspace: Film Research on the Internet
Bert Deivert
Addendum to Hypermedia as a Scholarly Tool
Ben Singer
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Summer 1995, 34:4

"Not Exactly a Knight": Arthurian Narrative and Recuperative Politics in the "Indiana Jones" Trilogy
Susan Aronstein
"The Front Row Is Reserved for Scotch Drinkers": Early Television's Tavern Audience
Anna McCarthy
Another World or the World of an Other? The Space of Romance in Recent Versions of "Beauty and the Beast"
Cynthia Erb
Resources for Teaching Film and Video Courses
[Introduction] by Frank P. Tomasulo
Teaching the Introductory Cinema Studies Course: Some Strategies and Resources by Frank P. Tomasulo
Teaching Film with Laserdiscs by William Costanzo
Chinese Film: Sources and Resources by Diane Carson
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Greg Martino

Spring 1995, 34:3

Tribute to Ernest Callenbach
Vance Kepley Jr.
Manhattan Nickelodeons: New Data on Audiences and Exhibitors
Ben Singer
The Cinderella Princess and the Instrument of Evil: Surveying the Limits of Female Transgression in Two Postwar Hollywood Scandals
Adrienne L. McLean
Bodily Irruptions: The Corporeal Assault on Ethnographic Narration
Jennifer M. Barker
Resources for Teaching Film and Video Courses
The American Cinema Project by William Costanzo
Using Feature Film Clips to Illustrate Film Aesthetics by Angelo Restivo
Helpful Teaching Tools for Film and Video Production Courses by Diane Carson
Hypermedia as a Scholarly Tool by Ben Singer
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan, Greg Martino

Winter 1995, 34:2

"The African Queen" and John Huston's Filmmaking
Lesley Brill
Interior Gardens: Victor Erice's "Dream of Light" and the "Bodegón" Tradition
Linda C. Ehrlich
"The Political" in the Films of Andrzej Wajda and Krzysztof Kieslowski
Janina Falkowska
Four Walling Exhibition: Regional Resistance to the Hollywood Film Industry
Frederick Wasser
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Fall 1994, 34:1

Home Front America and the Denial of Death in MGM's "The Human Comedy"
Michael Anderegg
Reincarnating the Radical: Godard's "Je vous salue Marie"
Kevin Z. Moore
Cruisin' for a Brusin': Hollywood's Deadly (Lesbian) Dolls
Chris Holmlund
Society for Cinema Studies Constitution
Professional Notes
Michael Walsh, Jane Sloan

Summer 1994, 33:4

"Dead Again" or A-Live Again: Postmodern or Postmortem?
Marcia Landy, Lucy Fischer
Auto-Eroticism: Narcissism, Fetishism, and Consumer Culture
Robert L. Cagle
Altered States: Character and Emotional Response in the Cinema
Murray Smith
Professional Notes
Michael Walsh, Jane Sloan

Spring 1994, 33:3

The Blossom and the Bole: Narrative and Visual Spectacle in Early Film Melodrama
Sandy Flitterman-Lewis
Into Africa: Orson Welles and "Heart of Darkness"
Guerric DeBona
Masochistic Performance and Female Subjectivity in "Letter from an Unknown Woman"
Gaylyn Studlar
Professional Notes
Michael Walsh, Jane Sloan

Winter 1994, 33:2

SCS President's Report
Virginia Wright Wexman
Full-Metal-Jacketing, or Masculinity in the Making
Paula Willoquet-Maricondi
Post-Wall Documentaries: New Images from a New Germany?
Marc Silberman
Voicing the Silence in Federico Fellini's "La voce della luna"
Cristina Degli-Esposti
Janet Staiger Responds to Matthew Bernstein's "Hollywood's Semi-Independent Production" ("Cinema Journal", Spring 1993) by Janet Staiger
Matthew Bernstein Responds by Matthew Bernstein
Professional Notes
Michael Walsh, Jane Sloan

Fall 1993, 33:1

"It's Only That I Do What I Love and Love What I Do": "Film Noir" and the Musical Woman
Adrienne L. McLean
"Reading" Design in "The Go-between"
Charles Shiro Tashiro
"Contra" Brecht: R. W. Fassbinder and Pop Culture in the Sixties
Jane Shattuc
Karen Hollinger on John Berks's "What Alice Does: Looking Otherwise at "The Cat People" " ("Cinema Journal", Fall 1992) by Karen Hollinger
John Berks Responds by John Berks
Professional Notes
Michael Walsh, Jane Sloan

Summer 1993, 32:4

SCS President's Report
Virginia Wright Wexman
The Queer Voice in "Marnie"
Lucretia Knapp
Televisuality as a Semiotic Machine: Emerging Paradigms in Low Theory
John T. Caldwell
The Fellini Manner: Open Form and Visual Excess
John C. Stubbs
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Spring 1993, 32:3

"The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat": Carmen Miranda, a Spectacle of Ethnicity
Shari Roberts
Conventions of Sound in Documentary
Jeffrey Ruoff
Hollywood's Semi-Independent Production
Matthew Bernstein
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Winter 1993, 32:2

Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Society for Cinema Studies, "Fair Usage Publication of Film Stills"
Kristin Thompson
Representation, Illusion, and the Cinema
Richard Allen
The Point of View of the Wandering Camera
Kenneth Johnson
"The Kinda Comedy That Imitates Me": Mae West's Identification with the Feminist Camp
Pamela Robertson
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Fall 1992, 32:1

The Discourse of "Scientific Anti-Communism" in the "Golden Age" of Documentary
Michael Curtin
What Alice Does: Looking Otherwise at "The Cat People"
John Berks
Signifyin(g) the Phallus: "Mo' Better Blues" and Representations of the Jazz Trumpet
Krin Gabbard
A Painter in Hollywood: Vincente Minnelli's "An American in Paris"
Angela Dalle-Vacche
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Summer 1992, 31:4

On the Edge of Tastelessness: CBS, the Smothers Brothers and the Struggle for Control
Steven Alan Carr
The Look Back in "E.T."
Ilsa J. Bick
"The Cognitive Instrument in the Service of Revolutionary Change": Sergei Eisenstein, Annette Michelson, and the Avant-Garde's Scholarly Aspiration
Gregory T. Taylor
Reply to "Statement to Administrators" by Bill Nichols
Reply to Bill Nichols by John Belton
In Praise of Video: A Response to "Statement on the Use of Video in the Classroom" by Royal S. Brown
Reply to Royal Brown by John Belton
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Spring 1992, 31:3

Birth Traumas: Parturition and Horror in "Rosemary's Baby"
Lucy Fischer
Hollywood on (Re)Trial: The American Broadcasting-United Paramount Merger Hearing
Timothy R. White
Self-Referentiality in Early German Cinema
Sabine Hake
Lost in the Funhouse: Noel King Responds to R. L. Rutsky and Justin Wyatt by Noel King
R. L. Rutsky and Justin Wyatt Reply to King "Throwing Shade in the Kingdom" by R. L. Rutsky, Justin Wyatt
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Winter 1992, 31:2

Another Audience: Black Moviegoing, 1907-16
Gregory A. Waller
"Ecstasy of Difference": Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor"
Yosefa Loshitzky, Raya Meyuhas, Bertolucci
"Race" (民 族): Chinese Film and the Politics of Nationalism
Chris Berry
The Kuleshov Effect: Recreating the Classic Experiment
Stephen Prince, Wayne E. Hensley
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Fall 1991, 31:1

SCS Past-President's Report
Peter Lehman
New President's Report
Janet Staiger
Apocalypse Then: Benefits of the Bomb in Fifties Science Fiction Films
Robert Torry
Musical Links in "Young Mr. Lincoln, My Darling Clementine", and "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"
William Darby
"Traffic in Souls": An Experiment in Feature-Length Narrative Construction
Ben Brewster
Mae West as Censored Commodity: The Case of "Klondike Annie"
Ramona Curry
Information on Financial Assistance for Minority Students and Scholars
Jerry Delamater, Jack Boozer
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Summer 1991, 30:4

Statement on the Use of Video in the Classroom
Society for Cinema Studies Task Force on Film Integrity
Screwball Comedies: Constructing Romance, Mystifying Marriage
David R. Shumway
Realism as a Style in Cinema Verite: A Critical Analysis of "Primary"
Jeanne Hall
The Mise-en-Abîme in Hitchcock's "Vertigo"
Deborah Linderman
"I'm Not a Doctor, but I Play One on TV": Characters, Actors, and Acting in Television Soap Opera
Jeremy G. Butler
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Spring 1991, 30:3

Homage to Kitty Singer Kovacs
Ron Gottesman
Home Movies of the Avant-Garde: Jonas Mekas and the New York Art World
Jeffrey K. Ruoff
Heresies: The Body of Pasolini's Semiotics
Giuliana Bruno
Sartre/Cinema: Spectator/Art That Is Not One
Robert Harvey
The Grants Bulletin
Peter Lunenfeld
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Winter 1991, 30:2

Institutional Power and the Fleischer Studios: The "Standard Production Reference"
Mark Langer
Francesco Casetti and Italian Film Semiotics
Giuliana Muscio, Roberto Zemignan
"It Does Something to a Girl. I Don't Know What": The Problem of Female Sexuality in "Applause"
Jeffrey P. Smith
Sauve qui peut (L'image): Reading for a Double Life
Thomas Albrecht
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Fall 1990, 30:1

Serious Pleasures: Cinematic Pleasure and the Notion of Fun
R. L. Rutsky, Justin Wyatt
"Something's Missing Here!": Homosexuality and Film Reviews during the Production Code Era, 1934-1962
Chon Noriega
Structural Irony in "Mildred Pierce," or How Mildred Lost Her Tongue
Pamela Robertson
"Selling the Sight/Site of Sound: Broadcast Advertising and the Transition from Radio to Television"
James Schwoch
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Summer 1990, 29:4

The Cabinet of Lucy Ricardo: Lucille Ball's Star Image
Alexander Doty
Historical Excess: Johnny Guitar's Containment
Leo Charney
The Most Romantic Art of All: Music in the Classical Hollywood Cinema
Carol Flinn
The Sign of the Sociologist: Show and Anti-Show in Godard's "Masculin Féminin"
Joel Haycock
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Spring 1990, 29:3

Announcing Wares, Winning Patrons, Voicing Ideals: Thinking about the History and Theory of Film Advertising
Janet Staiger
"Shall We Make It for New York or for Distribution?": Eddie Cantor, "Whoopee", and Regional Resistance to the Talkies
Henry Jenkins III
"The King and I" in Uncle Tom's Cabin, or on the Border of the Women's Room
Laura Donaldson
Angela Dalle-Vacche on Robert Burgoyne's Interpretation of Bertolucci's "1900" ("Cinema Journal," Spring 1989) by Angela Dalle-Vacche
Robert Burgoyne Replies by Robert Burgoyne
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Winter 1990, 29:2

SCS Past-President's Report
Richard Abel
SCS New-President's Report
Peter Lehman
Keeping Your Amateur Standing. Audience Participation and Good Citizenship in Hitchcock's Political Films
Ina Rae Hark
From Clochards to Cappuccinos: Renoir's Boudu Is "Down and Out" in Beverly Hills
Janice Morgan
American Film Genres and Non-American Films: A Case Study of "Utu"
Kenneth Marc Harris
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Fall 1989, 29:1

Sitcoms and Single Moms: Representations of Feminism on American TV
Lauren Rabinovitz
Wiseman's Realm of Transgression: "Titicut Follies," the Symbolic Father, and the Spectacle of Confinement
Dan Armstrong
A War of Utter Rebellion: Kinugasa's "Page of Madness" and the Japanese Avant-Garde of the 1920s
James Peterson, Kinugasa
Feminine Narrative and the Law in Renoir's "Le Crime de M. Lange"
Lyall Bush
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan
Erratum: Morgan Fisher: Film on Film

Summer 1989, 28:4

Digressions at the Cinema: Reception and Mass Culture
Barbara Klinger
The Figure in the Monitor: Beckett, Lacan, and Video
Catherine Russell
Visible Difference and Flex Appeal: The Body, Sex, Sexuality, and Race in the "Pumping Iron" Films
Christine Anne Holmlund
Society for Cinema Studies Constitution
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Spring 1989, 28:3

Editor's Introduction to the Homages
Dana Polan
Jacques Ledoux: 1921-88
Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell
George C. Pratt: 1914-88
Herbert Reynolds
George Pratt's Published Writings: An Annotated Bibliography
George Pratt
Gerald Mast: 1940-88
Tag Gallagher
Transition through Tension: Stylistic Diversity in the Late Griffith Biographs
Charlie Keil
Representing Romance: Reading/Writing/Fantasy and the "Liberated" Heroine of Recent Hollywood Films
Mimi White
Temporality as Historical Argument in Bertolucci's "1900"
Robert Burgoyne
Laurence Miller on Robert Lang's Interpretation of "Kiss Me Deadly" ("Cinema Journal," Spring 1988) by Laurence Miller
Robert Lang Replies by Robert Lang
Professional Notes
Robert Lang, Jane Sloan

Winter 1989, 28:2

"Primitive" Cinema: A Frame-up? Or the Trick's on Us
Tom Gunning
Morgan Fisher: Film on Film
Scott MacDonald
Fassbinder, Spectatorship, and Utopian Desire
Peter Ruppert
The Look at the Camera
Marc Vernet
Professional Notes
Robert Lang

Fall 1988, 28:1

Editor's Introduction
Dana Polan
Beverle Ann Houston: 1935-1988
Marsha Kinder
Claire Johnston: 1940-1987
E. Ann Kaplan
Jay Leyda: 1910-1988
Annette Michelson
Jean Mitry: 1904-1988
Tom Gunning
Raymond Williams: 1921-1988
Stephen Heath
CinemaScope and Historical Methodology
John Belton
"Poetic Justice": Formations of Subjectivity and Sexual Identity
Allen S. Weiss
The Abstraction of a Lady: "La Signora di tutti"
Mary Ann Doane
Professional Notes
Robert Lang

Summer 1988, 27:4

Editor's Introduction
Dana Polan
Film, Photography, and Fetish: The Analyses of Christian Metz
Ben Singer
Hollywood, Home Movies, and Common Sense: Amateur Film as Aesthetic Dissemination and Social Control, 1950-1962
Patricia R. Zimmermann
The Text of Music: A Study of "The Magnificent Ambersons"
Kathryn Kalinak
Oedipus Unresolved: Covert and Overt Narrative Discourse in Emir Kusturica's "When Father Was Away on Business"
Andrew Horton
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Spring 1988, 27:3

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
ApProppriations and ImPropprieties: Problems in the Morphology of Film Narrative
David Bordwell
The Censorship of "Blonde Venus": Textual Analysis and Historical Method
Lea Jacobs
Looking for the "Great Whatzit": "Kiss Me Deadly" and Film Noir
Robert Lang
Robert Ray Responds to Leland Poague's "All I Can See Is the Flags': "Fort Apache" and the Visibility of History" ("Cinema Journal," Winter 1988) by Robert Ray
Leland Poague Replies by Leland Poague
Linda Williams Responds to Stephen Prince's "The Pornographic Image and The Practice of Film Theory" ("Cinema Journal," Winter 1988) by Linda Williams
Stephen Prince Replies by Stephen Prince
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Winter 1988, 27:2

SCS President's Report
Richard Abel
SCS Statement on Creative Rights
John Belton
"All I Can See Is the Flags": "Fort Apache" and the Visibility of History
Leland Poague
The Pornographic Image and the Practice of Film Theory
Stephen Prince
Words and Images in Stan Brakhage's "23rd Psalm Branch"
William C. Wees
Lee Lourdeaux Replies to Mark Winokur's "Improbable Ethnic Hero" ("Cinema Journal," Fall 1987) by Lee Lourdeaux
Mark Winokur Replies by Mark Winokur
Kathryn Kalinak Responds to Jane Gaines's "Scar of Shame": Skin Color and Caste in Black Silent Melodrama ("Cinema Journal," Summer 1987) by Kathryn Kalinak
Thomas Cripps Responds to Jane Gaines by Thomas Cripps
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Fall 1987, 27:1

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Improbable Ethnic Hero: William Powell and the Transformation of Ethnic Hollywood
Mark Winokur
"No Attempt at Artiness, Profundity, or Significance": "Fireside Theater" and the Rise of Filmed Television Programming
William Lafferty
A Tale of Two Movies: Charlie Chaplin, United Artists, and the Red Scare
D. William Davis
Godzilla and the Japanese Nightmare: When "Them!" Is U.S.
Chon Noriega
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Summer 1987, 26:4

"The Scar of Shame": Skin Color and Caste in Black Silent Melodrama
Jane Gaines
Olivier, Hamlet, and Freud
Peter Donaldson
Hitchcock's "The Paradine Case" and Filmic Unpleasure
Michael Anderegg, Hitchcock
Jonathan Rosenbaum Responds to Robin Bates's "Fiery Speech in a World of Shadows: Rosebud's Impact on Early Audiences" ("Cinema Journal," Winter 1987) by Jonathan Rosenbaum
Leonard Leff Responds to Robin Bates by Leonard Leff
Robin Bates Replies by Robin Bates
Grants Bulletin by William C. Siska
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Spring 1987, 26:3

Re-Placing "The Day after"
Gregory A. Waller
"What's the Matter with Sara Jane?": Daughters and Mothers in Douglas Sirk's "Imitation of Life"
Marina Heung
The Musical Mode: Putting on "The Red Shoes"
Peter Fraser
Richard deCordova Responds to Miriam Hansen's "Pleasure, Ambivalence, Identification: Valentino and Female Spectatorship" ("Cinema Journal," Summer 1986) by Richard deCordova
Directory of General Scholarly Periodicals That Publish Articles on Film by Alan P. Barr
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron
Erratum: Crossing Wavelengths: The Diegetic and Referential Imaginary of American Commercial Television

Winter 1987, 26:2

Fiery Speech in a World of Shadows: Rosebud's Impact on Early Audiences
Robin Bates, Scott Bates
Sexual Misdemeanor/Psychoanalytic Felony
Nina C. Leibman
Cinematic Realism and the Phonographic Analogy
David Alan Black
Gaylyn Studlar Responds to Miriam Hansen's "Pleasure, Ambivalence, Identification: Valentino and Female Spectatorship" ("Cinema Journal," Summer 1986) by Gaylyn Studlar
William Lafferty Responds to Patrice Petro's "Mass Culture and the Feminine: The 'Place' of Television in Film Studies" ("Cinema Journal," Spring 1986) by William Lafferty
Patrice Petro Replies by Patrice Petro
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Fall 1986, 26:1

The National Board of Review and the Early Art Cinema in New York: "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" as Affirmative Culture
Mike Budd
The Collective Voice as Cultural Voice
Christine Saxton
Sexuality and Power in Male Doppelganger Cinema: The Case of Clint Eastwood's "Tightrope"
Christine Holmlund
Jesse James, the Bourgeois Bandit: The Transformation of a Popular Hero
Christopher Anderson
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Summer 1986, 25:4

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Pleasure, Ambivalence, Identification: Valentino and Female Spectatorship
Miriam Hansen
Carmen: Sound/Effect
David Wills
Christine Gledhill on "Stella Dallas" and Feminist Film Theory by Christine Gledhill
E. Ann Kaplan Replies by E. Ann Kaplan
Jeanne T. Allen Responds to R. Barton Palmer's "The Metafictional Hitchcock: The Experience of Viewing and the Viewing of Experience in "Rear Window" and "Psycho" ("Cinema Journal," Winter 1985) by Jeanne T. Allen
R. Barton Palmer Replies by R. Barton Palmer
Peter Lehman Replies to Virginia Wright Wexman on Referee Procedures ("Editor's Introduction," "Cinema Journal," Spring 1986) by Peter Lehman
Grants Bulletin by William C. Siska
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Spring 1986, 25:3

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Mass Culture and the Feminine: The "Place" of Television in Film Studies
Patrice Petro
Toward Victory: Left Film in France, 1930-35
Jonathan Buchsbaum
Notes on the Soap Opera Apparatus: Televisual Style and "As the World Turns"
Jeremy G. Butler
In Response to "Cinema Journal's" New Policy of Publishing Articles on Television, "David Thorburn" Has Submitted the Following Comments by David Thorburn
Jane Feuer Replies to David Thorburn by Jane Feuer
Leland Poague Replies to Robert Self's "Robert Altman and the Theory of Authorship" ("Cinema Journal," Fall 1985) by Leland Poague
Robert Self Replies by Robert Self
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Winter 1986, 25:2

President's Report
Vivian Sobchack
The Metafictional Hitchcock: The Experience of Viewing and the Viewing of Experience in "Rear Window" and "Psycho"
R. Barton Palmer
Lost Lost Lost over "Lost Lost Lost"
Scott MacDonald
"Getting Physical": Text/Context/Reading and the Made-for-Television Movie
Laurie Jane Schulze
Crossing Wavelengths: The Diegetic and Referential Imaginary of American Commercial Television
Mimi White
Tag Gallagher Responds to Tania Modleski's "Time and Desire in the Woman's Film" ("Cinema Journal," Spring 1984) and Linda Williams's " 'Something Else besides a Mother": "Stella Dallas" and the Maternal Melodrama" ("Cinema Journal," Fall 1984) by Tag Gallagher
Tania Modleski Replies by Tania Modleski
Linda Williams Replies by Linda Williams
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Fall 1985, 25:1

Robert Altman and the Theory of Authorship
Robert Self
On the Threshold of French Film Theory and Criticism, 1915-1919
Richard Abel
Rossellini and Cinematic Realism
Peter Brunette
Patrice Petro and Carol Flinn on Feminist Film Theory by Patrice Petro, Carol Flinn
E. Ann Kaplan Replies by E. Ann Kaplan
Of Canons and Quietism: Dudley Andrew Responds to Janet Staiger's "The Politics of Film Canons" ("Cinema Journal," Spring 1985) by Dudley Andrew
Gerald Mast Replies to Janet Staiger's "The Politics of Film Canons" ("Cinema Journal," Spring 1985) by Gerald Mast
Janet Staiger Replies to Dudley Andrew and Gerald Mast by Janet Staiger
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Summer 1985, 24:4

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
The Subject of "The Conversation"
Dennis Turner
The Studios Move into Prime Time: Hollywood and the Television Industry in the 1950s
William Boddy
Symposium: The Future of Cinema Studies, Part II
Introduction by Robert C. Allen
Film as a Museum Object by John Kuiper
Film Study and Filmmakers by David H. Shepard
Film and Television Studies in Great Britain by Edward Buscombe
Broader Alliances: Focusing the Field by J. Ronald Green
Report on the American Film Institute Education Services by Bill Nichols
Grants Bulletin by William C. Siska
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Spring 1985, 24:3

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
The Politics of Film Canons
Janet Staiger
Holes in the Sausage of History: May '68 as Absent Center in Three European Films
Robin Bates
Tabu: The Making of a Film
Mark J. Langer
Terry Comito Replies to John Stubbs's "The Evolution of Orson Welles's "Touch of Evil" from Novel to Film" ("Cinema Journal," Winter 1985) by Terry Comito
John Stubbs Replies to Terry Comito by John Stubbs
Society for Cinema Studies Constitution
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Winter 1985, 24:2

Report from the SCS President: Applying for Jobs in Film and TV Studies
Bill Nichols
Cinematic Snuff: German Friends and Narrative Murders
Timothy Corrigan
The Evolution of Orson Welles's "Touch of Evil" from Novel to Film
John C. Stubbs
Ann Kaplan Replies to Linda Williams's " 'Something Else besides a Mother: "Stella Dallas" and the Maternal Melodrama' " ("Cinema Journal," Fall 1984) by Ann Kaplan
Symposium: The Future of Cinema Studies, Part I
Introduction by Robert C. Allen
Participants Symposium on the Future of Cinema Studies
Ruminations of an Ex-Cinematologist by Jack C. Ellis
The Future of Cinema Studies: A View from the Trenches by Janice R. Welsch
From Photoplays to Texts: Film Theory, Film Studies, and the Future by Ana Lopez
Evaluating the Text: Canon Formation and Screen Scholarship by Virginia Wright Wexman
Professional Notes
Mirella Jona Affron

Fall 1984, 24:1

"Something Else besides a Mother": "Stella Dallas" and the Maternal Melodrama
Linda Williams
Fred Astaire and the Integrated Musical
John Mueller
Functions of Film: Léger's Cinema on Paper and on Cellulose, 1913-25
Richard Brender
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan

Summer 1984, 23:4

Report from the President
Bill Nichols
What Is Description in the Cinema?
Seymour Chatman
Painting the Legend: Frederic Remington and the Western
Edward Buscombe
Artaud and Film: A Reconsideration
Naomi Greene
Humanizing "The Voice of God": Narration in "The Naked City"
Sarah Kozloff
Grants Bulletin
Elizabeth Davidson Ludicky
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan

Spring 1984, 23:3

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Report from the President
Bill Nichols
A Semantic/Syntactic Approach to Film Genre
Rick Altman
Time and Desire in the Woman's Film
Tania Modleski
Political Allegory and "Engaged Cinema": Sembene's "Xala"
Marcia Landy, Sembene
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan, Thomas E. Erffmeyer

Winter 1984, 23:2

Report from the President
Bill Nichols
The Absent Presence: Stendhal in Bertolucci's "Prima della rivoluzione"
T. Jefferson Kline
"At Last I Can Tell It to Someone!": Feminine Point of View and Subjectivity in the Gothic Romance Film of the 1940s
Diane Waldman
Combination and Litigation: Structures of U.S. Film Distribution, 1896-1917
Janet Staiger
Charles H. Harpole Replies to Bill Nichols's "Report from the President" ("Cinema Journal," Fall 1983) by Charles H. Harpole
Bill Nichols Replies by Bill Nichols
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan, Thomas E. Erffmeyer

Fall 1983, 23:1

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Report from the President
Bill Nichols
The Workers' International Relief and the Cinema of the Left 1921-1935
Vance Kepley Jr.
Two-Faced Women: The "Double" in Women's Melodrama of the 1940s
Lucy Fischer
BDR 1-2-3: Fassbinder's Postwar Trilogy and the Spectacle
Howard Feinstein
The AFI and Film Education I: Gerald Mast Responds to E. Ann Kaplan's Editorial Statement on the Closing of the AFI Education Services Program ("Cinema Journal," Summer 1983) by Gerald Mast
The AFI and Film Education II: Jean Firstenberg Responds to E. Ann Kaplan's Editorial Statement by Jean Firstenberg
The BFI and Film Education: Edward Buscombe Responds to E. Ann Kaplan's Editorial Statement by Edward Buscombe
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan, Thomas E. Erffmeyer

Summer 1983, 22:4

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Visit to a Familiar Planet: Buñuel among the Hurdanos
E. Rubinstein
The Blattnerphone: An Early Attempt to Introduce Magnetic Recording into the Film Industry
William Lafferty
The Middle-Class American Home of the Fifties: The Use of Architecture in Nicholas Ray's "Bigger than Life" and Douglas Sirk's "All That Heaven Allows"
Roger D. McNiven
Historical Method and Data Acquisition: Douglas Gomery Replies to Charles Musser's "American Vitagraph: 1897-1901" by Douglas Gomery
Charles Musser Responds by Charles Musser
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan
Errata to Abel and Musser

Spring 1983, 22:3

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
American Vitagraph: 1897-1901
Charles Musser
From Lukács to Kracauer and beyond: Social Film Histories and the German Cinema
Patrice Petro
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan, Lauren Rabinovitz

Winter 1983, 22:2

Thomas H. Ince: His Esthetic, His Films, His Legacy
Jean Mitry, Martin Sopocy, Paul Attallah
Abel Gance's Other Neglected Masterwork: "La Roue" (1922-1923)
Richard Abel, Abel Gance
The Crystal Formation: Narrative Structure in "Grey Gardens"
Kenneth J. Robson
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan

Fall 1982, 22:1

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Professional Notes
E. Ann Kaplan

Spring 1982, 21:2

"Bicycle Thieves": A Re-Reading
Frank P. Tomasulo
Herrmann, Hitchcock, and the Music of the Irrational
Royal S. Brown
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The Cinematic Apparatus by Teresa de Lauretis, Stephen Heath
Review Author[s]: William C. Wees
Coronation Street by Richard Dyer
Review Author[s]: Jane Feuer
The Films of Carl-Theodor Dreyer by David Bordwell
Review Author[s]: D. G.
Motion Pictures: The Development of an Art by A. R. Fulton
A Short History of the Movies by Gerald Mast
A History of Narrative Film by David A. Cook
Review Author[s]: D. G.
The Hollywood Social Problem Film: Madness, Despair and Politics from the Depression to the Fifties by Peter Roffman, Jim Purdy
Review Author[s]: D. G.
Blake Edwards by Peter Lehman, William Luhr
Review Author[s]: D. G.
Moving Pictures by Budd Schulberg
Review Author[s]: D. G.
All the Stars in Heaven: Louis B. Mayer's M-G-M by Gary Carey
Review Author[s]: D. G.

Fall 1981, 21:1

Rescued from a Perilous Nest: D. W. Griffith's Escape from Theatre into Film
Russell Merritt
From Virgin to Dynamo: The "Amoral Woman" in European Cinema
David Davidson
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
To the Distant Observer: Form and Meaning in the Japanese Cinema by Noel Burch, Annette Michelson
Review Author[s]: Sybil Thornton
Screening out the past: The Birth of Mass Culture and the Motion Picture Industry by Lary May
Review Author[s]: D. G.
The Film in History: Restaging the past by Pierre Sorlin
Review Author[s]: D. G.

Spring 1981, 20:2

The Demise of Kinemacolor: Technological, Legal, Economic, and Aesthetic Problems in Early Color Cinema History
Gorham Kindem
The Movie Palace and the Theatrical Sources of Its Architectural Style
Charlotte Herzog
An Innocent Eye? The Career and Documentary Vision of Georges Rouquler up to 1945
John H. Weiss
Film Madness: The Uncanny Return of the Repressed in Polanskl's "The Tenant"
Linda Williams

Fall 1980, 20:1

Editor's Introduction
Virginia Wright Wexman
Performance and Popular Culture
John G. Cawelti
Actors as Conventions in the Films of Robert Altman
Maurice Yacowar
The Rhetoric of Cinematic Improvisation
Virginia Wright Wexman
Performing Performing: Irony and Affect
Charles Affron
The Showgirl and the Wolf
Jane Gaines
An Interview with Liv Ullmann
Virginia Wright Wexman, Liv Ullmann
On Acting: A Selected Bibliography
Gretchen Bisplinghoff

Spring 1980, 19:2

Camera Movement in Edison and Biograph Films, 1900-1906
Jon Gartenberg
Some Observations on Sternberg and Dietrich
Carole Zucker
The Film Adaptation of Cocteau's "Les Enfants terribles"
Edward Baron Turk
A Test of American Film Censorship: "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Leonard J. Leff
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The Most Important and Misappreciated American Films since the Beginning of the Cinema, a Revaluation Conducted by the Royal Film Archive of Belgium
Review Author[s]: William Horrigan

Fall 1979, 19:1

The Early Cinema of Edwin Porter
Charles Musser
Detours in Film Narrative: The Development of Cross-Cutting
André Gaudreault
The Narrative Structure of "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon"
Marshall Deutelbaum
The Reflexive Function of Bergman's "Persona"
Paul Newell Campbell
Luis Buñuel and Pierre Louÿs: Two Visions of Obscure Objects
Katherine Singer Kovács
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Shakespeare on Film by Jack J. Jorgens
Review Author[s]: Cathryn A. Nelson
Addendum to "The Reconstitution of "A Corner in Wheat" "

Spring 1979, 18:2

Introduction to This Special Issue
Douglas Gomery, Robert C. Allen
Motion Picture Exhibition in Manhattan 1906-1912: Beyond the Nickelodeon
Robert C. Allen
Dividing Labor for Production Control: Thomas Ince and the Rise of the Studio System
Janet Staiger
The Movies Become Big Business: Publix Theatres and the Chain Store Strategy
Douglas Gomery
The Postwar Struggle for Color
Dudley Andrew
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The Celluloid Empire: A History of the American Movie Industry by Robert H. Stanley
Review Author[s]: Dennis Giles
American Silent Film by William K. Everson
Review Author[s]: Calvin Pryluck

Fall 1978, 18:1

A Narrated Cinema: The Pioneer Story Films of James A. Williamson
Martin Sopocy
Dziga Vertov as Theorist
Vlada Petric
"Les Enfants du Paradis": Play of Genres
Mirella Jona Affron
Irving Lerner: A Filmography and Bibliography
Thomas J. Brandon
Addenda to Spring 1978 Issue

Fall 1977, 17:1

Linguistic Models in Early Soviet Cinema
Harvey Denkin
Eisenstein as Theorist
Dana B. Polan
"Ivan the Terrible" and Stalinist Russia: A Reexamination
Kristin Thompson
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The Cinema of Federico Fellini by Stuart Rosenthal
Review Author[s]: Judd Chesler
John Ford by Joseph McBride, Michael Wilmington
The John Ford Movie Mystery by Andrew Sarris
Review Author[s]: Michael Budd
The Art of Alfred Hitchcock, Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures by Donald Spoto
Review Author[s]: Gorham Kindem
Lucy & Ricky & Fred & Ethel. The Story of I Love Lucy by Bart Andrews
Who Was That Masked Man? The Story of the Lone Ranger by David Rothel
Review Author[s]: Martin Maloney
Errata: René Clair, "Le Million," and the Coming of Sound

Spring 1977, 16:2

Towards a Historiography of American Film
Charles F. Altman
Alexander Black's Picture Plays: 1893-1894
Burnes Hollyman, Alexander Black
René Clair, "Le Million," and the Coming of Sound
Lucy Fischer
News Marches in Place: Kane's Newsreel as a Cutting Critique
James Damico, Kane
The Canadian Wartime Documentary: "Canada Carries on" and "The World in Action"
William Goetz
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The Big V: A History of the Vitagraph Company by Anthony Slide
Review Author[s]: Robert C. Allen
United Artists: The Company Built by the Stars by Tino Balio
The American Film Industry by Tino Balio
Review Author[s]: Calvin Pryluck
The Ambiguous Image: Narrative Style in Modern European Cinema by Roy Armes
Review Author[s]: William Siska

Spring 1976, 15:2

The Aesthetic Relevance of the Organization of Film Production
Calvin Pryluck
The Genesis and Ideology of "Gabriel over the White House"
Robert L. McConnell
Alfred Hitchcock and the Ghost of Thomas Hobbes
Philip Dynia
The Reconstitution of "A Corner in Wheat"
Eileen Bowser
D. W. Griffith and the Use of Off-Screen Space
Robert L. Adams Jr.
Edison's Dream: A Brief History of the Kinetophone
Rosalind Rogoff
Sternberg and "The Last Command"
John Tibbetts
Stroheim and "Queen Kelly"
Eric Myers
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
American Film Genres by Stuart M. Kaminsky
Sixguns and Society by Will Wright
Review Author[s]: Thomas G. Schatz
Movie-Made America: A Cultural History of American Movies by Robert Sklar
The Spoken Seen: Film and the Romantic Imagination by Frank D. McConnell
America in the Movies by Michael Wood
Review Author[s]: John L. Fell

Fall 1975, 15:1

One Man's Voyage: Ideas and Films in the 1930's
Leo Hurwitz
Frontier Films, 1936-1941: The Aesthetics of Impact
William Alexander
Correction: Appendix II: Reference Works for Film Study
Nazi Party Election Films, 1927-1938
William G. Chrystal
"Triumph of the Will": Document or Artifice?
David B. Hinton
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Documentary: A History of the Non-Fiction Film by Erik Barnouw
Nonfiction Film: A Critical History by Richard Meran Barsam
Review Author[s]: Don Fredericksen
Orson Welles by Joseph McBride
Frank Capra: The Man and His Films by Richard Glatzer, John Raeburn
Review Author[s]: Hubert I. Cohen
On Cukor by Gavin Lambert
Kazan on Kazan by Michel Ciment
Working with Kazan by Jeanine Basinger, John Frazer, Joseph W. Reed
Review Author[s]: Kent R. Brown
Take One by Mervyn LeRoy
Each Man in His Time by Raoul Walsh
A Short Time for Insanity by William A. Wellman
Review Author[s]: John Raeburn
Spellbound in Darkness: A History of the Silent Film by George Pratt
The Complete Wedding March of Erich von Stroheim by Herman G. Weinberg
Review Author[s]: Robert C. Allen
Dianying: Electric Shadows by Jay Leyda
Review Author[s]: Humphrey W. Leynse
Annual Meeting

Spring 1975, 14:3

The Film Theory of Jean Mitry
J. Dudley Andrew
The Contribution of the French Literary Avant-Garde to Film Theory and Criticism (1907-1924)
Richard Abel
Gene D. Phillips
Some Structural Approaches to Cinema: A Survey of Models
David A. Cook
Abel Gance's Accusation against War
James M. Welsh, Steven Philip Kramer
Films in Paris
Lotte H. Eisner, David D. Williams
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The Comic Mind: Comedy and the Movies by Gerald Mast
Review Author[s]: Donald W. McCaffrey
Theories of Film by Andrew Tudor
Film as Film by V. F. Perkins
Review Author[s]: Brian Lewis
The Hollywood Professionals, Vol. 1: Michael Curtiz, Raoul Walsh, Henry Hathaway by Kingsley Canham
Review Author[s]: Hubert I. Cohen

Winter 1975, 14:2

[Editorial Note]
Eileen Bowser
Influences between National Cinemas: Denmark and the United States
Ron Mottram
A Method of Reconstructing Lost Films
Gosta Werner
Early Stage and Screen: A Two-Way Street
George Pratt
From a Written Film History to a Visual Film History
Vladimir Petric
Formal Strategies as an Index to the Evolution of Film History
Ted Perry
Next Steps in Film History Research
Yon Barna
Toward a New Film History
Jay Leyda
The Future Film Historian: Less Art and More Craft
Thomas Cripps
Transcript of Discussion
John Kuiper, Jacques Ledoux, Wolfgang Klaue, A. Ruszkowski, Vladimir Petric, Bujor Ripeanu, James Kitses, Ted Perry, Margareta Akermark, Eileen Bowser, Howard Suber, Yon Barna, Peter Kubelka, Peter Morris, Thomas Cripps, Pierre Véronneau, Keith Lucas, Vladimir Pogacic, Cosme Alves-Neto
Appendix I: Visual-Analytical History of the Silent Cinema
Vladimir Petric
Appendix II: Reference Works for Film Study

Fall 1974, 14:1

[Editorial Note]
Cultural Identity and Film in the European Economic Community
Thomas H. Guback
The Financing of Film Production in Europe
Eitel Monaco
Films and European Competition Law
Neville Hunnings
EEC Documents
The Evolution of Eisenstein's "Old and New"
Vance Kepley Jr.
Filming Inner Life: The Works of Robert Enrico
Thomas Simonet, Robert Enrico
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Le Western by Jean-Louis Leutrat
Univers du Western by George-Albert Astre, Albert-Patrick Hoarau
Westerns by Philip French
Focus on the Western by Jack Nachbar
Review Author[s]: Dean McWilliams
Graham Greene: The Films of His Fiction by Gene D. Phillips
Review Author[s]: Judy Adamson
The History of World Cinema by David Robinson
The Classic Cinema: Essays in Criticism by Stanley J. Solomon
Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings by Gerald Mast, Marshall Cohen
Review Author[s]: Timothy J. Lyons
American Film Criticism: From the Beginnings to Citizen Kane by Stanley Kauffmann, Bruce Henstell
The Origins of American Film Criticism, 1909-1939 by Myron Lounsbury
Movies in America by William Kuhns
The Art of the American Film, 1900-1971 by Charles Higham
Reel Plastic Magic: A History of Films and Film-Making in America by Laurence Kardish
Review Author[s]: Richard Dyer MacCann
Freeze Frame: A History of the American Film by Joseph Dispenza
Fifty Years of Film by James R. Silke, Rory Guy
Fifty Years of Film Music by James R. Silke, Rudy Behlmer
Review Author[s]: R. D. M.
Annual Meeting

Spring 1974, 13:2

About Bergman: Some Critical Responses to His Films
Birgitta Steene
The Torment of Insight: Youth and Innocence in the Films of Ingmar Bergman
Stuart M. Kaminsky
Devils in the Cathedral: Bergman's Trilogy
William Alexander
From "L 136": A Diary of Ingmar Bergman's "Winter Light"
Vilgot Sjoman
Susanne Langer's Film Theory: Elaboration and Implications
Courtenay Wyche Beinhorn
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films by Donald Bogle
The Only Good Indian... The Hollywood Gospel by Ralph E. Friar, Natasha Friar
Everything and Nothing: The Dorothy Dandridge Tragedy by Dorothy Dandridge, Earl Conrad
Blacks in American Films: Today and Yesterday by Edward Mapp
Blacks in the Cinema: The Changing Image by Jim Pines
Review Author[s]: Thomas Cripps
Jean Renoir: The World of His Films by Leo Braudy
Jean Renoir by André Bazin, W. W. Halsey II, William H. Simon
Review Author[s]: William Gilcher
Filmguide to The Rules of the Game by Gerald Mast
Review Author[s]: William Rothman
Retrospective Remarks
And Prospective Queries

Fall 1973, 13:1

The Eisenstein-Prokofiev Correspondence
Ronald Levaco
Object-Subject Relationships in German Expressionist Cinema
John S. Titford
Game Theory and "The Rules of the Game"
George A. Wood Jr.
Sound Track: "The Rules of the Game"
Michael Litle
Luis Bunuel: The Process of Dissociation in Three Films
Elisabeth H. Lyon
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The American Newsreel, 1911-1967 by Raymond Fielding
Review Author[s]: Douglas W. Gallez
Horizons West by Jim Kitses
Underworld USA by Colin McArthur
Review Author[s]: Michael Budd
Eadweard Muybridge: The Man Who Invented the Moving Picture by Kevin MacDonnell
Eadweard Muybridge, The Stanford Years, 1872-1882 by Anita Ventura Mozley
Review Author[s]: Richard H. Martin
The International Encyclopedia of Film by Roger Manvell, Lewis Jacobs
Cinema Booklist by George Rehrauer
A Reference Guide to Audiovisual Information by James L. Limbacher
Guidebook to Film by Ronald Gottesman, Harry M. Geduld
Review Author[s]: Frank Manchel
Annual Meeting

Spring 1973, 12:2

Japanese Swordfighters and American Gunfighters
J. L. Anderson
"This Is America": Documentaries for Theaters, 1942-1951
Richard Meran Barsam
Grierson at University
Jack C. Ellis
"Kes" and the Press
William Stephenson
Darling, This Is Bigger than Both of Us
John L. Fell
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Graham Greene on Film: Collected Film Criticism, 1935-1939 by John Russell Taylor
Review Author[s]: Judy Adamson
Dictionary of Film Makers by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris
Dictionary of Films by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris
Review Author[s]: Edwin Jahiel
The Art of the Moving Picture by Vachel Lindsay
A Discovery of Cinema by Thorold Dickinson
Review Author[s]: Kristin Thompson
A Mirror for England by Raymond Durgnat
Lindsay Anderson by Elizabeth Sussex
Review Author[s]: Mark Johnson
The Celluloid Weapon; Social Comment in the American Film by David Manning White, Richard Averson
The Complete GREED by Herman G. Weinberg
Review Author[s]: James Spellerberg
The German Cinema by Roger Manvell, Heinrich Fraenkel
Review Author[s]: John Hess

Fall 1972, 12:1

Annual Meeting
The Loss of Community: Six European Directors
Peter Harcourt
The "Heart of Darkness" in "Citizen Kane"
Hubert Cohen
Dixon, Griffith, and the Southern Legend
Russell Merritt
Sinclair Lewis and the Movies
Kenneth W. Munden
"Touch of Evil": Style Expressing Content
Eric M. Krueger
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Movies and Society by I. C. Jarvie
Review Author[s]: Calvin Pryluck
D. W. Griffith: His Life and Work by Robert M. Henderson
D. W. Griffith: The Years at Biograph by Robert M. Henderson
Focus on D. W. Griffith by Harry M. Geduld
Focus on The Birth of a Nation by Fred Silva
Review Author[s]: Ron Mottram
Focus on Citizen Kane by Ronald Gottesman
Focus on Blow-up by Roy Huss
Focus on The Seventh Seal by Birgitta Steene
Focus on Chaplin by Donald W. McCaffrey
Focus on Hitchcock by Albert J. LaValley
Review Author[s]: H. Wayne Schuth
The Documentary Tradition--From Nanook to Woodstock by Lewis Jacobs
Documentary Explorations: Fifteen Interviews with Film Makers by G. Roy Levin
Review Author[s]: Peter Harcourt

Spring 1972, 11:2

The Unknown Cinema of Britain
Alan Lovell
The Idea of Montage in Soviet Art and Film
David Bordwell
A Quantitative View of Soviet Cinema
Steven P. Hill
The Mysteries of Cocteau's "Orpheus"
Robert M. Hammond
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Negative Space by Manny Farber
Running Away from Myself by Barbara Deming
Review Author[s]: John L. Fell
The Name above the Title by Frank Capra
Review Author[s]: Russell Merritt
The New Documentary in Action: A Casebook in Film Making by Alan Rosenthal
Review Author[s]: Peter Harcourt
Orson Welles by Maurice Bessy, Ciba Vaughn
The Films of Orson Welles by Charles Higham
Review Author[s]: Linda Provinzano

Spring 1978, 17:2

Cinema Sings the Blues
Charles Merrell Berg
The Prokofiev-Eisenstein Collaboration: "Nevsky" and "Ivan" Revisited
Douglas W. Gallez
A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles on Music in the Cinema
Win Sharples Jr.

Fall 1971, 11:1

Annual Meeting
Marxism and Formalism in the Films of Luchino Visconti
Walter F. Korte Jr.
The 'Eastern' Writer in Hollywood
John Schultheiss
Symposium on Published Film Scripts
The Values of Close Analysis
J. Dudley Andrew
Bergman and Anderson for Sophomores
James M. Welsh
Facing the Music in Scripts
Douglas W. Gallez
Book Reviews Cinema Journal
The American Film Institute Catalog: Feature Films 1921-30 by Kenneth W. Munden
Review Author[s]: Timothy J. Lyons
The Camera and I by Joris Ivens
Review Author[s]: Peter Harcourt
A Short History of the Movies by Gerald Mast
Review Author[s]: Donald E. Staples
Stardom: The Hollywood Phenomenon by Alexander Walker
The Great Movie Stars: The Golden Years by David Shipman
The Movie Stars by Richard Griffith
Review Author[s]: Kent R. Brown
An Open Letter to the Board of Trustees of the American Film Institute

Spring 1971, 10:2

The Poetics of Horror: More than Meets the Eye
Dennis L. White
Toward a Cinema of Cruelty
William Blum
Cinema Journal Notes
The Decay of the Motion Picture Patents Company
Jeanne Thomas
Ten Years after Marienbad
Richard M. Blumenberg
Re-Sorting Things out
Hubert I. Cohen
"The New York Times" Notices Movies, 1896-1915
Judith Vogelsang
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
The New York Times Film Reviews, 1913-1968
Who Wrote the Movie; And What Else Did He Write?
Review Author[s]: Howard Suber
French Cinema since 1946 by Roy Armes
The New Wave by Peter Graham
Review Author[s]: Judith Gollub
The Film Director as Superstar by Joseph Gelmis
Film and the Liberal Arts by T. J. Ross
Review Author[s]: Marvin Felheim
Film Culture Reader by P. Adams Sitney
Expanded Cinema by Gene Youngblood
Review Author[s]: Donald Crafton

Fall 1970, 10:1

Annual Meeting
John Grierson's First Years at the National Film Board
Jack C. Ellis
The Limitations of Kracauer's Reality
Richard Corliss
Images and Words in Ingmar Bergman's Films
Birgitta Steene
Hale's Tours: Ultrarealism in the Pre-1910 Motion Picture
Raymond Fielding
Cinema Journal Notes
A Bergman Film for Television
Judith Gollub
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Visual Thinking by Rudolf Arnheim
The Intelligent Eye by Richard L. Gregory
Review Author[s]: John L. Fell
The International Film Industry by Thomas H. Guback
Michael Balcon Presents... A Lifetime of Films
Review Author[s]: Calvin Pryluck
Billy Wilder by Axel Madsen
The Bright Side of Billy Wilder, Primarily by Tom Wood
Review Author[s]: Howard Suber
The Haunted Screen. (L'Ecran Demoniaque) by Lotte H. Eisner, Roger Greaves
Film in the Third Reich by David Stewart Hull
Review Author[s]: Richard B. Byrne

Spring 1970, 9:2

What Does the past Foretell?
The Cartridges Are Coming
Richard Kahlenberg, Chloe Aaron
On Hollywood. And Valentino
H. L. Mencken
"The Gold Rush" and "The General"
Gerald Mast
The Camera as Snowball: France 1918-1927
Ronald H. Blumer
Theories of Film Music
Douglas W. Gallez
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Fellini by Angelo Solmi, Elizabeth Greenwood
Federico Fellini by Gilbert Salachas, Rosalie Siegel
Review Author[s]: Peter Harcourt
Signs and Meaning in the Cinema by Peter Wollen
Literature and Film by Robert Richardson
Review Author[s]: Christian Koch
Censorship of the Movies by Richard S. Randall
Shakespeare on Silent Film by Robert Hamilton Ball
Review Author[s]: Richard Dyer MacCann
Dwight Macdonald on Movies by Dwight Macdonald
Film 68-69 by Hollis Alpert, Andrew Sarris
Review Author[s]: Richard Geary

Fall 1969, 9:1

Annual Meeting, 1969
The Chaplin World-View
Philip G. Rosen
"Praxis" as a Cinematic Principle in Films by Robert Bresson
Donald S. Skoller
Film and Foreign Policy: The USIA, 1962-67
Richard Dyer MacCann
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
A Film Student's Guide to the Reference Shelf
Review Author[s]: John L. Fell
New Contributions to American Film History
Hollywood in the Twenties by David Robinson
Hollywood in the Thirties by John Baxter
Hollywood in the Forties by Charles Higham, Joel Greenberg
Review Author[s]: Howard Suher
The Parade's Gone by... by Kevin Brownlow
The Movies, Mr. Griffith, and Me by Lillian Gish
Review Author[s]: Thomas R. Cripps
The Moving Image by Robert Gessner
Review Author[s]: Robert Steele
Four Great Comedians by Donald McCaffrey
The Great Funnies by David Robinson
Buster Keaton by David Robinson
Buster Keaton by J. P. Lebel
Review Author[s]: John Tibbetts
The Rise of the American Film by Lewis Jacobs
The Emergence of Film Art by Lewis Jacobs
Review Author[s]: R. D. M.
The Lubitsch Touch by Herman Weinberg
Josef von Sternberg by Herman Weinberg
Review Author[s]: Richard Dyer MacCann

Spring 1969, 8:2

The Seventeen Preliminary Scripts of "A Day at the Races"
Joseph Adamson
The Roadrunner and Other Characters
Chuck Jones
Memories of Mr. Magoo
Howard Rieder
The Impressionism of "Elvira Madigan"
Allen K. Schwartz
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Animators, Directors, and a Host of Critics
The Art of Animation by Ralph Stephenson
The Disney Version by Richard Schickel
Review Author[s]: John Tibbetts
Interviews with Film Directors by Andrew Sarris
The American Cinema by Andrew Sarris
Review Author[s]: Michael Budd
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang by Pauline Kael
The Great Films: Fifty Golden Years of Motion Pictures by Bosley Crowther
"The Private Eye, the Cowboy, and the Very Naked Girl:" Movies from Cleo to Clyde by Judith Crist
Private Screenings by John Simon
Film 67/68 by Richard Schickel, John Simon
Review Author[s]: Richard Dyer MacCann
Films and Feelings by Raymond Durgnat
Eros in the Cinema by Raymond Durgnat
Luis Bunuel by Raymond Durgnat
The Marx Brothers by Raymond Durgnat
Review Author[s]: John L. Fell

Fall 1968, 8:1

Cinema in Eastern Europe
Jerzy Toeplitz
The Young Grierson in America, 1924-1927
Jack C. Ellis
What, Indeed, Is Cinema?
Peter Harcourt
Carl Mayer, Screen Author
Herbert G. Luft
Cinema Journal Notes
Breaking the Code: A Historical Footnote
Peter Dart
Past, Present, Future in Cinema
Philip di Franco
Annual Meeting
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Interviews and Reminiscences
Losey on Losey by Tom Milne
Fritz Lang in America by Peter Bogdanovich
Review Author[s]: John Fell
One Reel a Week by Fred J. Balshofer, Arthur C. Miller
Silent Star by Colleen Moore
Review Author[s]: Kirk Bond
Robert Gessner

Winter 1968, 7

World War II and the American Film
Lewis Jacobs
The Editor's Role in Film Making
Paul Falkenberg
The Bayeux Tapestry
Gerald Noxon
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
From Universities, from Underground
Man and the Movies by W. R. Robinson
Film Makers on Film Making by Harry M. Geduld
Review Author[s]: Richard Dyer MacCann
An Introduction to the American Underground Film by Sheldon Renan
The New American Cinema. A Critical Anthology by Gregory Battcock
Review Author[s]: Kirk Bond
Cinema Journal Notes
Annual Meeting
Donald E. Staples, Donald McCaffrey, John B. Kuiper

Fall 1976, 16:1

Georges Méliès and the "Féerie"
Katherine Singer Kovács
Louis Delluc, Film Theorist, Critic, and Prophe
Eugene C. McCreary
Satie's "Entr'acte:" A Model of Film Music
Douglas W. Gallez, Satie
Tri-Ergon, Tobis-Klangfilm, and the Coming of Sound
Douglas Gomery
A Home in the Wilderness: Visual Imagery in John Ford's Westerns
Michael Budd
Cinema Journal Book Reviews
Alexander Dovzhenko, the Poet as Filmmaker: Selected Writings by Marco Carynnyk
Kuleshov on Film: Writings by Lev Kuleshov by Ronald Levaco
Review Author[s]: Philip Rosen
The World of Entertainment: Hollywood's Greatest Musicals: The Freed Unit at MGM by Hugh Fordin
Review Author[s]: Jane Feuer

1966/1967, 6

The Auteur Theory Reexamined
Donald E. Staples
The Mutual Approval of Keaton and Lloyd
Donald W. McCaffrey
The Two Faces of Drama
Robert Steele
Studies in past and Decelerated Time
Robert Gessner
The Prophet Louis Ducos Du Hauron and His Marvelous Moving Picture Machine
Walter Stainton

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Kingston University, London

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East Carolina University

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Aberystwyth University

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University of Notre Dame

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Middlebury College

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