Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media




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Alphaville Issue 26 (Winter 2023): Issue 26 of Alphaville will focus on Home as a Site of Resistance - Editors: Anna Viola Sborgi and Elizabeth Patton. Call For Papers.

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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.

AlSayyad, Nezar and Heba Safey Eldeen, eds. Cinematic Cairo: Egyptian Urban Modernity from Reel to Real. American University in Cairo Press, 2022.

Atkinson, Sara and Helen W. Kennedy, Secret Cinema and the Immersive Experience Industry. Manchester University Press, 2022.

Ayres, Jackson, Alan Moore: A Critical Guide. Bloomsbury, 2021.

Barnes, Leslie and Joseph Mai, eds., The Cinema of Rithy Panh: Everything Has a Soul. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

Barrett, Kyle, ed., Refocus: The Films of Mary Harron. Edinburgh University Press, 2022.

Bernaerts, Lars and Jarmila Mildorf, eds., Audionarratology: Lessons from Radio Drama. Ohio State University Press, 2021.

Bradley, Linda, Lars von Trier Beyond Depression: Contexts and Collaborations. Columbia University Press, 2022.

Carroll, William, Suzuki Seijun and Postwar Japanese Cinema. Columbia University Press, 2022.

Choe, Steve, ReFocus: The Films of William Friedkin. Edinburgh University Press, 2021.

Cuelenaere, Eduard, Gertjan Willems, and Stijn Joye, eds. European Film Remakes. Edinburgh University Press, 2021.  

Dear, Michael,  Border Witness: Reimagining the US-Mexico Borderlands through Film. University of California Press, 2023. 

DeCelles, Naomi, Recollecting Lotte Eisner: Cinema, Exile, and the Archive. University of California Press, 2022.

Decker, Christof, Imaging the Scenes of War. Columbia University Press, 2022.

Dombrowski, Lisa and Justin Wyatt, Refocus: The Later Films and Legacy of Robert Altman. Edinburgh University Press, 2022.

Emison, Patricia, Moving Pictures and Renaissance Art History. Amsterdam University Press, 2021.

Flamand, Lee A., American Mass Incarceration and Post-Network Quality Television, Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Hall. Martin, ed. Women in the Work of Woody Allen. Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Galt, Rosalind, Alluring Monsters. Columbia University Press. 2021.

Garcia, Desirée J., Quick Takes: The Movie Musical. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

Grlić, Rajko, One More For The Road: A Director’s Notes on Exile, Family, and Film. Berghahn Books, 2021.

Hamilton, Scott and Conor Heffernan, eds., Theorising the Contemporary Zombie: Contextual Pasts, Presents and Futures. University of Wales Press, 2022.

Hegnsvad, Kristoffer, Werner Herzog: Ecstatic Truths and Other Useless Conquests. Reaktion Books, 2021.

Henningsen, Therese and Juliette Joffé, Strangers Within: Documentary as Encounter. Protoptype, 2022.

Karalis, Vrasidas, The Cinematic Language Of Theo Angelopoulos. Berghahn Books, Sept. 2021.

Kelley, N. Megan, Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960. (Paperback ed.) University of Mississippi Press, 2021.

Mayer, So and Corinn Columpar, Mothers of Invention: Film, Media, and Caregiving Labor. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

McNally, Karen, ed., American Television during a Television Presidency. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Misra, Sonia and Rox Samer, eds., Su Friedrich Interviews. University Press of Mississippi, 2022.

Missero, Dalila, Women, Feminism and Italian Cinema: Archives from a Film Culture. Edinburgh University Press, 2022.

Mizejewski, Linda, The Americans. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Morreale, Joanne, The Outer Limits. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Murphy, J.J., The Florida Project (21stCentury Film Essentials). University of Texas Press, 2021

Neto, João Nemi, Cannibalizing Queer: Brazilian Cinema from 1970 to 2015. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Nwonka, Clive and Anamik Saha, eds. Black Film British Cinema II. Goldsmiths Press, 2021.

Odin, Roger, Spaces of Communication: Elements of Semio-Pragmatics, Amsterdam University Press, 2022

Porst, Jennifer, Broadcasting Hollywood: The Struggle of Feature Films on Early TV. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

Price, Elain, Broadcasting for Wales: The Early Years of S4C. University of Wales, 2022.

Shafik, Viola, ed. Documentary Making in the Middle East and North Africa. American University of Cairo Press, 2022.

Sharrett, Christopher, Breaking Bad. Wayne University Press, 2021.

Stewart, Jez, The Story of British Animation, Bloomsbury/BFI, 2021.

Tortolani, Erica and Martin F. Norden, eds. ReFocus: The Films of Paul Leni. Edinburgh University Press, 2021. 

Towns, Armond R., On Black Media Philosophy. University of Columbia Press, 2022.

Weber, Anne-Katrin, Television before TV: New Media and Culture in Europe and the ISA, 1928-1939. Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Wessels, Bridgette, Peter Merrington, Matthew Hanchard and David Forrest, Film Audiences: Personal Journeys within Film. Manchester University Press, 2022.

White, Luke. Fighting without Fighting: Kung Fu Cinema’s Journey to the West. Reaktion Books, 2022.