Issue 2: Space and Time in Film Marian Hurley, Deborah Mellamphy and Jill Moriarty
Scrutinising the Rainbow Alexander Sergeant
Personal Time Elisa Pezzotta
Revisiting the Past Giacomo Boitani
Making Nothing Happen Anna Backman Rogers

Issue Editors' Note
by Marian Hurley, Deborah Mellamphy and Jill Moriarty, University College Cork (Issue Editors)

1. Scrutinising the Rainbow: Fantastic Space in The Wizard of Oz
by Alexander Sergeant, King’s College London

2. Bullet-Time in Simulation City: Revisiting Baudrillard and The Matrix by way of the "Real 1999"
by Randy Laist, Goodwin College

3. Personal Time in Alternative and Time Travel Narrative: The Cases of Groundhog Day, Twelve Monkeys and 2001: A Space Odyssey
by Elisa Pezzotta, University of Bergamo

4. Revisiting the Past as a Means of Validation: Bridging the Myth of the Resistance and the Satire of the Economic Miracle in Two Comedies "Italian Style"
by Giacomo Boitani, National University of Ireland, Galway

5. From History to Haecceity: Spatial Reframings of the Past in Post-heritage Cinema
by Elise Wortel, Independent Scholar

6. Making Nothing Happen: The Transition from Reactive Nihilism to Affirmation in Jim Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers (2005)
by Anna Backman Rogers, University of Groningen

 


 

Book Reviews

Edited by Jill Murphy

 

Funny Frames: The Filmic Concepts of Michael Haneke, by Oliver C. Speck (2010)
Reviewer: Jeremiah Ambrose, Trinity College Dublin

Celluloid Saviours: Angels and Reform Politics in Hollywood Film, by Emily Caston (2010)
Reviewer: Mithuraaj Dhusiya, Hans Raj College, University of Delhi

Hollywood Catwalk: Exploring Costume and Transformation in American Film, by Tamar Jeffers McDonald (2010)
Reviewer: Rebecca Kambuta, Otago University, New Zealand

What Cinema Is! Bazin’s Quest and its Charge, by Dudley Andrew (2010)
Reviewer: Kevin McDonald, Cal State Northridge

Tim Burton: The Monster and the Crowd: A Post-Jungian Perspective, by Helena Bassil-Morozow
(2010)
Reviewer: Deborah Mellamphy, University College Cork

Animating Space: From Mickey To WALL-E, by J.P. Telotte (2010)
Reviewer: Mihaela Mihailova, Yale University


 

Reports

Edited by Stefano Odorico

 

16th Kolkata Film Festival
Kolkata, India, 10-17 November 2010

Reporter: Saayan Chattopadhyay, Baruipur College, Calcutta University

The ISEA 2011 Istanbul International Symposium on Electronic Art
Sabaci Center, Istanbul, 14-21 September 2011

Reporter: Jodi Nelson, University of Sussex


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