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#61, Spring 2008

The Velvet Light Trap

Remakes and Adaptations

"Beam Me up, Omer": Transnational Media Flow and the Cultural Politics of the Turkish Star Trek Remake
Iain Robert Smith
Remaking and the Film Trilogy: Whit Stillman's Authorial Triptych
Claire Perkins
Somewhere in Time: Utopia and the Return of Superman
Matt Yockey
The Concessions of Nat Turner
by Christopher Sieving
An Interview with Richard Linklater

Book Reviews

The Real Gaze: Film Theory after Lacan by Todd McGowan
Reviewed by Drew Ayers
Film Remakes by Constantine Verevis
Reviewed by Adrian Martin
Sound Design and Science Fiction by William Whittington
Reviewed by Lisa Schmidt
Incongruous Entertainment: Camp, Cultural Value, and the MGM Musical by Steven Cohan
Reviewed by Kevin John Bozelka
Youth Culture in Global Cinema by Timothy Shary and Alexandra Seibel
Reviewed by Andrew Scahill
Soft in the Middle: The Contemporary Softcore Feature in Its Contexts by David Andrews
Reviewed by Kevin John Bozelka
Making Easy Listening: Material Culture and Postwar American Recording by Tim J. Anderson
Reviewed by Kevin John Bozelka