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CFP: “Mining Memories: New explorations in cinema, memory and the past”. A one-day international symposium at University College Cork, 22 November 2019. For more information please follow the link: CFPMemories
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Please note that only high-quality reviews that scrupulously observe Alphaville Guidelines and House Style, and display rigorous scholarly engagement with the title being reviewed, will be considered for publication. Please consult the journal Guidelines and House Style for further guidance.
Alkema, Kyle, and Antonio Sanna. A Critical Companion to Tim Burton. Lexington Books, 2017.
Anderson, Johan, and Lawrence Webb, eds. The City in American Cinema: Film and Postindustrial Culture. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Atkinson, Sarah. From Film Practice to Data Process: Production Aesthetics and Representational Practices of a Film Industry in Transition. Edinburgh UP, 2018. [On request; e-book]
Ayers, Drew. Spectacular Posthumanism: The Digital Vernacular of Visual Effects. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
Bakoy, Eva, Roel Puijk, and Andrew Spicer, editors. Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses. University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Barkman, Adam, and Antonio Sanna. A Critical Companion to James Cameron. Lexington Books, 2018.
Beugnet, Martine, Allan Cameron, and Arild Fetveit, eds. Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty. Edinburgh University Press, 2017. [On request]
Binns, Daniel. The Hollywood War Film: Critical Observations from World War I to Iraq. University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Bose, Nandana. Madhuri Dixit. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
Bozung, Justin, ed. The Cinema of Norman Mailer: Film is Like Death. Bloomsbury, 2017.
Brodesco, Alberto, and Federico Giordano (eds.). Body Images in the Post-Cinematic Scenario: The Digitization of Bodies.Mimesis International, 2017. [On request.]
Buckton, Oliver, ed. The Many Facets of Diamonds Are Forever: James Bond on Page and Screen. Rowman and Littlefield, 2019.
Burke, Frank, ed. A Companion to Italian Cinema. John Wiley & Sons, 2017. [On request; e-book]
Carter, Sean. International Politics and Film: Space, Vision, Power. Wallflower/Columbia University Press, 2014.
Castro Ricalde, M., Díaz Calderón, M., & Ramey, J., editors. Mexican Transnational Cinema and Literature. Peter Lang, 2018. [On request]
Chapman, James. Hitchcock and the Spy Film. I.B.Tauris, 2017.
Chare, Nicholas. Sportswomen in Cinema: Film and the Frailty Myth. IB Tauris, 2015.
Connolly, Thomas J.. Capturing Digital Media: Perfection and Imperfection in Contemporary Film and Television. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Connor, J. D. Hollywood Math and Aftermath: The Economic Image and the Digital Recession. Bloomsbury, 2018.
Corkin, Stanley. Connecting the Wire: Race, Space, and Postindustrial Baltimore. University of Texas Press, 2017.
Dasgupta, Rohit K., and Sangeeta Datta. 100 Essential Indian Films. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Datema, Jessica, and Manya Steinkoler. Revisioning War Trauma in Cinema: Uncoming Communities. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019.
Davies, Chris. Blockbusters and the Ancient World: Allegory and Warfare in Contemporary Hollywood. Bloomsbury, 2019.
de Baecque, Antoine, and Noël Herpe. Éric Rohmer: A Biography. Columbia University Press, 2016.
Dwyer, Tessa, Claire Perkins, Sean Redmond, and Jodi Sita, editors. Seeing into Screens: Eye Tracking and the Moving Image. Bloomsbury, 2018.
Falicov, Tamara L. Latin American Film Industries. British Film Institute, 2019.
Feeney, Megan. Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959. University of Chicago Press, 2019.
Feiersinger, Luisa, Kathrin Friedrich, and Moritz Queisner, eds. Image – Action – Space: Situating the Screen in Visual Practice. De Gruyter, 2018.
Frackman, Kyle, and Faye Stewart, eds. Gender and Sexuality in East German Film: Intimacy and Alienation. Camden House, 2018.
Geva, Dan. Toward a Philosophy of the Documentarian: A Prolegomenon. Springer, 2018.
Godfrey, Nicholas. The Limits of Auteurism: Case Studies in the Critically Constructed New Hollywood. Rutgers University Press, 2018.
Greven, David. Queering The Terminator: Sexuality and Cyborg Cinema. Bloomsbury, 2017.
Griffiths, Alison. Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America. Columbia University Press, 2016.
Heath, Erin. Mental Disorders in Popular Film: How Hollywood Uses, Shames, and Obscures Mental Diversity. Lexington Books, 2019.
Heyrman, John. Politics, Hollywood Style: American Politics in Film from Mr. Smith to Selma. Lexington Books, 2017.
Hutnyk, John. Global South Asia on Screen. Bloomsbury, 2018.
Johnson, Keith Leslie. Jan Švankmajer: Animist Cinema. University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Jones, David Barker. The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo. University of Calgary Press, 2017.
Jones, Graham and Ashley Woodward, eds. Acinemas: Lyotard's Philosophy of Film. Edinburg UP, 2017. [On request; e-book]
Kaklamanidou, Despoina-Betty. The "Disguised" Political Film in Contemporary Hollywood: A Genre's Construction. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
Klenner, Robert. Directing Screen Performances. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Koepnick, Lutz. Michael Bay. University of Illinois Press, 2018.
Kornbluh, Anna. Marxist Film Theory and Fight Club. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Krämer, Peter, and Yannis Tzioumakis, eds. The Hollywood Renaissance: Revisiting American Cinema's Most Celebrated Era. Bloomsbury, 2018.
Leigh, Jacob. The Late Films of Claude Chabrol: Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity. Bloomsbury, 2017.
Leitch, Thomas. The History of American Literature on Film. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Leotta, Alfio. Peter Jackson. Bloomsbury, 2015.
Littschwager, Simin Nina. Making Sense of Mind-Game Films: Narrative Complexity, Embodiment, and the Senses. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Lucia, Cynthia, and Rahul Hamid, eds. Cineaste on Film Criticism, Programming, and Preservation in the New Millennium. University of Texas Press, 2017.
Malas, Mohammad. The Dream: A Diary of the Film. The American University in Cairo Press, 2016. [On request.]
Mamula, Tijana, and Lisa Patti, eds. The Multilingual Screen: New Reflections on Cinema and Linguistic Difference. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2016.
Martin-Jones, David. Cinema Against Doublethink. Routledge, 2018.
Mazierska, Ewa. Poland Daily: Economy, Work, Consumption and Social Class in Polish Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2017.
McAllister, Robbie. Steampunk Film: A Critical Introduction. Bloomsbury, 2019.
Meir, Christopher. Mass Producing European Cinema: Studiocanal and Its Works. Bloomsbury, 2019.
Mekas, Jonas. Movie Journal: The Rise of the New American Cinema, 1959-1971. Second Edition. Columbia UP, 2016.
Metz, Christian. Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film. Columbia University Press, 2016.
Miklitsch, Robert. The Red and the Black: American Film Noir in the 1950s. University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Mills, Robert. Derek Jarman's Medieval Modern. Boydell & Brewer, 2018.
Morrison, James. Auteur Theory and My Son John. Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
Neuberger, Joan. This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible in Stalin's Russia. Cornell University Press, 2019.
Nichols, Bill. Speaking Truths with Film: Evidence, Ethics, Politics in Documentary. Univ of California Press, 2016.
O'Day, Andrew, ed. Doctor Who, the Eleventh Hour: A Critical Celebration of the Matt Smith and Steven Moffat Era.IB Tauris, 2014.
O’Leary, Alan. The Battle of Algiers. Mimesis International, 2019.
Podkalicka, Aneta, and Ellie Rennie. Using Media for Social Innovation. Intellect, 2018.
Pravadelli, Veronica (ed.). Contemporary Women’s Cinema, Global Scenarios and Transnational Contexts. Mimesis International, 2017. [On request.]
Prokhorov, Alexander, and Elena Prokhorova. Film and Television Genres of the Late Soviet Era. Bloomsbury, 2016.
Raengo, Alessandra. Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
Ramanathan, Geetha. The Female in German Modernisms: The Visual Turn. WiSa, 2019.
Richardson, Niall. Ageing Femininity on Screen: The Older Woman in Contemporary Cinema. IB Tauris, 2018.
Rodowick, David Norman. What Philosophy Wants from Images. University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Russell, James, and Jim Whalley. Hollywood and the Baby Boom: A Social History. Bloomsbury, 2017.
Sawadogo, Boukary. West African Screen Media: Comedy, TV Series, and Transnationalization. MSU Press, 2019.
Shail, Andrew. The Origins of the Film Star System: Persona, Publicity and Economics in Early Cinema. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
Slugan, Mario. Montage As Perceptual Experience: Berlin Alexanderplatz from Döblin to Fassbinder. Camden House, 2017.
Souch, Irina. Popular Tropes of Identity in Contemporary Russian Television and Film. Bloomsbury, 2017.
Steele, Jamie. Francophone Belgian Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2019. [e-book]
Stewart, Garrett. Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art. University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Stubbs, Jonathan. Hollywood and the Invention of England: Projecting the English Past in American Cinema, 1930-2017. Bloomsbury, 2019.
Thornham, Sue. Spaces of Women’s Cinema: Space, Place and Genre in Contemporary Women’s Filmmaking.Bloomsbury, 2019.
Usai, Paolo Cherchi. Silent Cinema: A Guide to Study, Research and Curatorship. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
Wadia, Richards Rashna, and David T. Johnson, eds. For the Love of Cinema: Teaching Our Passion In and Outside the Classroom. Indiana University Press, 2017.
Walsh, Christopher. Stop Motion Filmmaking: The Complete Guide to Fabrication and Animation. Bloomsbury, 2019.
Wilkins, Kim. American Eccentric Cinema. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
Williams, James S. Ethics and Aesthetics in Contemporary African Cinema: The Politics of Beauty. Bloomsbury, 2019.
Xavier, Ismail, ed. On Cinema: Glauber Rocha. IB Tauris, 2018.
Zambenedetti, Alberto. World Film Locations Cleveland. Intellect, 2016.