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#83, Spring 2019

The Velvet Light Trap

The Politics of Space and Place

"Not Very Attractive": How the Interstate Highway System Reconfigured Cinematic Space and Made the Rural Horrifying
John Paul Taylor
"Good Oriental Setting": Negotiating San Francisco Locations for The Killer Elite
Joshua Gleich
WGPR-TV Detroit:  Building Black Media Infrastructure in the Postrebellion City
Annie Laurie Sullivan
"Emek Is Ours, Istanbul Is Ours": Reimagining a Movie Theater through Urban Activism
Zeynep Yasar
The Politics of Space within the Mexico-US Border Region: The War on Drugs and Geographies of Violence in Sicario (2015)
Hilaria Loyo

Book Reviews

Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era, by Brigitta B. Wagner
Reviewed by Samantha Herndon
Shot on Location: Postwar Hollywood's Expoloration of Real Space, by R. Barton Palmer
Reviewed by Britta Hanson
Hollywood's Hawaii:  Race, Nation, and War, by Malia Caparoso Konzett
Reviewed by Selena Dickey
Fantasies of Neglect:  Imagining the Urban Child in American Film and Fiction, by Pamela Robertson Wojcik
Reviewed by Peter C. Kunze
Nollywood Stars: Media and Migration in West Africa and the Diaspora, by Noah A. Tsika
Reviewed by Ramna Walia