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#70, Fall 2012

The Velvet Light Trap

The Materiality of Media

The Lost Studio of Atlantis: Norman Bel Geddes’s Failed Revolution in Television Form
Joshua Gleich
Materiality and Meaning in Recent Projection Performance
Jonathan Walley
The Warner Archive and DVD Collecting in the New Home Video Market
Bradley Schauer
Executable Images: The Enactment and Distribution of Movies in Computer Networks
Gabriel Menotti Gonring
Dossier: Materiality and the Archive
Kit Hughes and Heather Heckman

Book Reviews

Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture by Jeffrey A. Brown
Reviewed by Chelsea McCracken
Modular Narratives in Contemporary Cinema by Allan Cameron
Reviewed by Matt Connolly
Moscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire That Lost the Cultural Cold War by Kristin Roth-Ey
Reviewed by Booth Wilson
Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates edited by Adrian Johns
Reviewed by Andrew J. Bottomley