ALPHAVILLE: Journal of Film and Screen Media - ISSUE 4 now online!

22 Dec 2012

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We are pleased to announce that the new open-themed issue of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media (Issue 4) is now available online at  
Alphaville is a fully peer-reviewed journal published by staff, graduate students and early career researchers in Film Studies at UCC.




By Stefano Odorico and Aidan Power, University of Bremen

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, University College Cork
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, University College Cork
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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