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#77, Spring 2016

The Velvet Light Trap

Performance and the Body

Blind Spots and Mind Games: Performance, Motivation, and Emotion in the Films of Stanley Kubrick
Aaron Taylor
“Art Porn Provocauteurs”: Queer Feminist
Performances of Embodiment in the Work of Catherine Breillat and Lena Dunham
Maria San Filippo
Chronic Tomboys: Feminism, Survival, and Paranoia in Jodie Foster’s Body of Work
Lynne Stahl
Snakes on the Dance Floor: Bollywood, Gesture, and Gender
Kareem Khubchandani
Do the Locomotion: Obstinate Avatars, Dehiscent Performances, and the Rise of the Comedic Video Game
Ian Bryce Jones

Book Reviews

Re-collection: Art, New Media, and Social Memory by Richard Rinehart and Jon Ippolito and Preserving and Exhibiting Media Art: Challenges and Perspectives edited by Julia Noordegraaf, Cosetta G. Saba, Barbara Le Maitre, and Vinzenz Hediger
Reviewed by Julian Etienne
The Long Reconstruction: The Post–Civil War South in History, Film, and Memory by Frank J. Wetta and Martin A. Novelli and Equal Time: Television and the
Civil Rights Movement by Aniko Bodroghkozy
Reviewed by Jacqueline Pinkowitz
Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture by Rebecca Prime
Reviewed by Paul Monticone
Latin American Documentary Filmmaking:
Major Works by David William Foster
Reviewed by Lucia Palmer
The Video Game Business by Randy Nichols
Reviewed by Morgan C. O’Brien
Avant-garde Videogames: Playing with Technoculture by Brian Schrank
Reviewed by Byron Fong
From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry by Aswin Punathambekar
Reviewed by Tupur Chatterjee