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By Stefano Odorico and Aidan Power


1. Who’s Got the “Reel” Power? The Problem of Female Antagonisms in Blaxploitation Cinema

By Melissa DeAnn Seifert, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


2. Egyptian Film Censorship: Safeguarding Society, Upholding Taboos

By Dina Mansour, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy


3. “I Get Sort of Carried Away, Being So Normal and Everything”: The Oscillating Sexuality of Clare Quilty and Humbert Humbert in the works of Nabokov, Kubrick and Lyne

By Emerson Storm Fillman Richards, University of Florida


4. Towards an Embodied Poetics of Cinema: The Metaphoric Construction of Abstract Meaning in Film

By Maarten Coëgnarts and Peter Kravanja, University of Antwerp


5. Film-Thinking and Narrative Indeterminacy

By Jimmy Billingham, Independent Scholar


6. Image Versus Imagination: Memory’s Theatre of Cruelty in Chris Marker’s La Jetée

By Martina Witt-Jauch, Goettingen University


7. Anima Animus: Jennifer Jason Leigh’s Bisexual Method in Last Exit to Brooklyn

By Ian Murphy, University College Cork



Book Reviews

Edited by Pierluigi Ercole


Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions, by Warren Buckland (2012)

Reviewer: Kevin McDonald, Cal State Northridge


Recording Reality, Desiring the Real, by Elizabeth Cowie (2011)

Reviewer: Amy Parziale, University of Arizona (USA)


The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film-Philosophy of Digital Screen Culture, by Patricia Pisters (2012)

Reviewer: Thorsten Botz-Bornstein, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait



Edited by Ian Murphy


Motion Capture: Drawing and the Moving Image. Curated by Ed Krčma and Matt Packer
Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, 26 July–4 November 2012

Reporter: Jill Murphy, University College Cork


The Society of Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference 2012
Boston, USA, 21–25 March 2012

Reporters: Anthony Coman and Missy Molloy, University of Florida

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