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Julian Stringer <[log in to unmask]>
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Dear All

Issue 2 (new series) of *Scope: An Online Journal of Film Studies* has just been published online at

Here is the list of contents:


Ringing The Bells in Celebration: Red, Breaking the Waves and Transcendent Humanism in Dogme Films
Brian Gibson 

"Mother Oh God Mother...": Analysing the 'Horror' of Single Mothers in Contemporary Hollywood Horror
John Lewis 

Pure Filth: Apocalyptic Hedonism and the Postmodern Surfer
Jeff Lewis & Kirsty Best 

Suffering with Honour: The Visual Brutality of Realism in the Combat Film
Anthony McCosker 

Book Reviews

America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies, By Harry M. Benshoff and Sean Griffin
Reviewer: Elizabeth Abele

Shocking Cinema of the Seventies: The Decade that Humanity Forgot, By Xavier Mendik (ed.) with an Introduction by Michael Winner
Reviewer: Rebecca Feasey

Cinema's Illusions, Opera's Allure: The Operatic Impulse in Film, By David Schroeder  & Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice: Cinema Soundtracks in the 1980s and 1990s By Annette Davison
Reviewer: Holly Rogers

Enfant Terrible!: Jerry Lewis in American Film, By Murray Pomerance (ed.)
Reviewer: Kathrina Glitre

English Heritage, English Cinema: Costume Drama since 1980, By Andrew Higson
Reviewer: Aimée Stoffel

Genre and Contemporary Hollywood, By Steve Neale (ed.)
Reviewer: Peter Hutchings

Ghouls, Gimmicks, and Gold: Horror Films and the American Movie Business, 1953-1968, By Kevin Heffernan
Reviewer: Rebecca Janicker

Hollywood Flatlands: Animation, Critical Theory and the Avant-Garde, By Esther Leslie
Reviewer: D.K. Peterson

New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader, By Michelle Aaron (ed.)  & Queer Cinema: A Film Reader By Harry Benshoff and Sean Griffin (eds.)
Reviewer: Sarah Gamble

Screening the City, By Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice (eds.)
Reviewer: David B. Clarke

The Cinema of Kathryn Bigelow: Hollywood Transgressor., By Deborah Jermyn and Sean Redmond (eds.)
Reviewer: Kate Adams

The Fellini Lexion, By Sam Rohdie
Reviewer: Bruce Williams

Film Reviews 

Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary 
Reviewer: Jessica Lang

Dawn of the Dead 
Reviewer: Stephen Harper

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 
Reviewer: Kevin Hunt

The Fog of War 
Reviewer: Derek Gladwin

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 
Reviewer: Alice Mills

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp & A Matter of Life and Death 
Reviewer: Sarah Knight

The Olive Harvest 
Reviewer: Lina Khatib

The Return 
Reviewer: Brian Gibson

Conference Reports 

Time And Relative Dissertations In Space: Critical Perspectives on Doctor Who Conference, 1 July 2004, University of Manchester 
Reporter: Lincoln Geraghty

Love Maybe: A Romantic Comedy Study Day, 19 August 2004, University of Nottingham, UK 
Reporter: Kathrina Glitre

Off-Screen Spaces: Regionalism and Globalised Cultures, 28-30 July 2004, University of Ulster, Coleraine 
Reporter: Stephen Woollock

Screen Studies Conference: The Child in Film and Television, 2-4 July 2004, Glasgow University 
Reporter: Ewan Kirkland



Dr. Julian Stringer
Institute of Film and Television Studies
School of American and Canadian Studies
University of Nottingham
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