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The new issue of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media is now available online.

22 Mar 2022

The new issue of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media is now available online
Developing from the Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives (DETECt) project and edited by Stefano Baschiera, this twenty-second issue of Alphaville investigates the genrefication of contemporary European crime cinema when it crosses national borders. Through a media industries approach, the contributions in this issue place theatrical distribution at the centre of genre analysis, and address thematic and productive features as well as the changing cultural capital of crime cinema productions.
Happy open-access reading!


On the Cultural Circulation of Contemporary European Crime Cinema
by Stefano Baschiera
DETECting the “Noirification” of European Popular Narratives Across Film, Fiction and Television
by Federico Pagello
Capturing European Crime: European Crime Cinema at European Film Festivals
by Russ Hunter
The Troubles Crime Thriller and the Future of Films about Northern Ireland
by Richard Gallagher
The Distribution and Promotion of Dogman (2016) in the United States
by Damiano Garofalo
Cosmopolitan Crimes: Sebastian Schipper’s Victoria (2015) and the Distribution of European Crime Films
by Markus Schleich
Book Reviews
Documentary Across Platforms: Reverse Engineering Media, Place, and Politics, by Patricia R. Zimmerman
Reviewed by Dara Waldron
The Red Years of Cahiers du Cinéma (1968–1973), by Daniel Fairfax
Reviewed by Marco Grosoli
Twenty-First-Century Hollywood: Rebooting the System, by Neil Archer
Reviewed by Alexander Christensen
Below the Stars: How the Labor of Working Actors and Extras Shapes Media Production, by Kate Fortmueller
Reviewed by Yan Jin
Ride the Frontier: Exploring the Myth of the American West on Screen, by Flavia Brizio-Skov
Reviewed by Andrew Corsini
Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks,
by Chera Kee
Reviewed by Lea Espinoza Garrido
Lost in the Dark: A World History of Horror, by Brad Weismann
Reviewed by Andrew Montiveo
Spaces of Women’s Cinema: Space, Place and Genre in Contemporary Women’s Filmmaking, by Sue Thornham
Reviewed by Donatella Valente
Cinema and Intermediality: The Passion for the In-Between (Second, Enlarged Edition), by Ágnes Pethő
Reviewed by Jill Murphy

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