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CONTENTS
ARTICLES
"Did You Ever Eat Tasty Wheat?": Baudrillard and The Matrix, By William
Merrin
How queer is L'Air de Paris? -- Marcel Carn and queer authorship, By
Alexander Dhoest
The Terror Tale: Urban Legends and the Slasher Film, By Mikel J. Koven
Why Call them "Cult Movies"? American Independent Filmmaking and the
Counterculture in the 1960s, By Mark Shiel
Articles Archive
BOOK REVIEWS
African Cinemas: Decolonizing the Gaze, By Olivier Barlet, A Review by
Martin Stollery
An Argentine Passion: Mara Luisa Bemberg and her Films, Edited by John
King, Sheila Whitaker and Rosa Bosch, A Review by Bernard McGuirk
Anatomy of Film, Third Edition, By Bernard F. Dick, A Review by Bob Rehak
Anime from Akira to Princess Mononoke: Experiencing Contemporary Japanese
Animation, By Susan J. Napier, A Review by Jay McRoy
The Bare Facts Video Guide, By Craig Hosoda, A Review by Rebecca D. Feasey
Blockbuster TV: Must-See Sitcoms in the Network Era, By Janet Staiger, A
Review by Brett Mills
Britain and the American Cinema, By Tom Ryall, A Review by Sarah Street
Celluloid Indians, By Jacqueline Kilpatrick, A Review by Ragan Rhyne
Close Up: Iranian Cinema Past, Present and Future, By Hamid Dabashi, A
Review by Lina Khatib
The Cognitive Semiotics of Film, By Warren Buckland, A Review by Tico Romao
The Documentary Film Movement: An Anthology, Edited by Ian Aitken, A Review
by John W. Campbell
Fan Cultures, By Matt Hills, A Review by Lincoln Geraghty
Film Music: Critical Approaches, Edited by K. J. Donnelly, A Review by
Annette Davison
Hearing Film: Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music,
By Anahid Kassabian, A Review by David Sanjek
Hollywood Spectatorship: Changing Perceptions of Cinema Audiences, Edited by
Melvyn Stokes and Richard Maltby, A Review by Stephen Harper
How to Read a Film: The World of Movies, Media, and Multimedia: Language,
History, Theory. (Third Edition, Completely Revised and Expanded), By James
Monaco. A Review by Stacy Gillis
Impossible Bodies: Femininity and Masculinity at the Movies, By Chris
Holmlund, A Review by Rebecca Janicker
Korean Broadcasting Institute Report 2001, By Korean Broadcasting Institute,
A Review by Jeongmee Kim
Keyframes: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies, Edited by Matthew Tinkcom
and Amy Villarejo, A Review by David Inglis
The Movies as History: Visions of the Twentieth Century, Edited by David W.
Ellwood, A Review by Lincoln Geraghty
New Documentary: A Critical Introduction, By Stella Bruzzi, A Review by
Heather Nunn
New Patterns in Global Television: Peripheral Vision, Edited by John
Sinclair, Elizabeth Jacka and Stuart Cunningham, A Review by Ragan Rhyne
The Oxford Companion to Australian Film, Edited by Brian McFarlane, Geoff
Mayer and Ina Bertrand, A Review by Julia Hammett-Jamart
Picturing Culture: Explorations of Film and Anthropology, By Jay Ruby, A
Review by David Murray
Political Film: The Dialectics of Third Cinema, By Mike Wayne, A Review by
Martin Stollery
Post-War Cinema and Modernity: A Film Reader, Edited by John Orr and Olga
Taxidou, A Review by Richard Armstrong
Reading Hollywood: Spaces and Meanings in American Film, By Deborah Thomas,
A Review by Sarah Heaton
Retrovisions: Reinventing the Past in Film and Fiction, Edited by Deborah
Cartmell, I.Q. Hunter, and Imelda Whelehan, A Review by Lincoln Geraghty
Scriptwriting for the Screen, By Charlie Moritz, and A Poetics for
Screenwriters, By Lance Lee, A Review by Cynthia Baron
A Skin For Dancing In: Possession, Witchcraft and Voodoo in Film, By Tanya
Krzywinska, A Review by Brigid Cherry
Spectacular Narratives: Hollywood in the Age of the Blockbuster, By Geoff
King, A Review by Marlon Kuzmick
Technology and the Logic of American Racism: A Cultural History of the Body
as Evidence, By Sarah E. Chinn, A Review by Richard H. King
Television: An International History, Edited by Anthony Smith and Associate
Editor, Richard Paterson, A Review by Michael Curtin
Understanding Disney, By Janet Wasko, A Review by Paul Grainge
Writing for Radio, By Vincent McInerney, A Review by Martin Shingler

FILM REVIEWS
After the Rain, A Review by Shulamit Almog
Animal Farm, A Review by Chris Wiley
Bend It Like Beckham, A Review by Debnita Chakravarti
Gebrtig, A Review by Eva Kuttenberg
The Lawless Heart, A Review by Lisa Rull
Monsters, Inc., and Ice Age, A Review Essay by Rebecca Farley
Resident Evil, A Review by Bob Rehak
Storytelling, A Review by William DeGenaro
Sweet Sweetback's Baad Assss Song, A Review by Dennis Chester
The Company Man, A Review by Valerie Holliday
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Review by Irene Morra
Threads, A Review by Paul Binnion
The 49th Sydney Film Festival, 7-21 June 2002, A Review Essay by Maria San
Filippo
Videodrome, A Review by Polona Petek
Windtalkers, A Review by Elizabeth Abele

SPECIAL EDITION: ASIAN CINEMA
Introduction, by Julian Stringer, Guest Editor
New Kids on the Street: The Pan-Asian Youth Film, An Article by David Desser
A Zhong, A Review by Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley and Gary D. Rawnsley
Across a Gold Prairie, A Review by Sachiko Shikoda
Ah Kam, A Review by Andrew Willis
Buddha Blessed America, A Review by Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley and Gary D.
Rawnsley
Dandelion, A Review by Sanghee Lee, Translated by Jeongmee Kim
East Palace, West Palace, A Review by Jeongmee Kim
Floating Life, A Review by Hsiao-Pin Chang
Green Fish, A Review by Jeeyoung Shin
Home and the World, A Review by Subrata K. Mitra
The Indian Tomb, A Review by Richard J. Aldrich
Murmur of Youth, A Review by Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley and Gary D. Rawnsley
Nation and Kingship in the Films of His Majesty Norodom Sihanouk, King of
Cambodia: My Village at Sunset and The Heir of a Vanquished Secessionist, A
Review Essay by Caroline Hughes
A Page of Madness, A Review by Rayna Denison
Princess Mononoke, A Review by Sachiko Shikoda
The Rite of Love and Death, A Review by Julian Stringer
Salaryman or Iron Man?: Tetsuo: The Iron Man and Tetsuo II: Body Hammer, A
Review Essay by Tsung-yi Michelle Huang
Fidelity and Betrayal: Adapting Novel into Film in a Political-Commercial
Context - The Strangers in Beijing, A Review by Hei Ma
Three Seasons, A Review by Roopa Chauhan
Tropical Fish, A Review by Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley and Gary D. Rawnsley
Xiu-Xiu the Sent Down Girl, A Review by Xiaoling Zhang

CONFERENCE REPORTS
Film in American Studies 2002, The British Association for American Studies
Annual Conference, University of Oxford, 5-8 April 2002, A Report by Jude
Davies
From Literature to Film and Back, The NEMLA's Thirty-Third Annual
Convention, April 11-14, 2002, Toronto, Canada, A Report by Michelle E.
Moore
The Long Revolution?, Media in Transition 2: Globalization and Convergence,
May 10-12, 2002, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, A
Report by Anita Biressi
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American and Canadian Studies, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7
2RD, United Kingdom, Tel: 0115 951 4250, Fax: 0115 951 4270, email:
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