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The new issue of *Scope: An Online Journal of Film Studies* - issue 5 (NS) - has just been published at The table of contents is reproduced below. 

All issues of *Scope* published between 1999-2004 are now available in the journal's archive (



*Scope* - Issue 5 (June 2006)


Fasten Your Seatbelts and Prick Up Your Ears: The Dramatic Human Voice in Film
Martin Shingler 

In Defence of Vulgarity: The Place of Sound Effects in the Cinema
Gianluca Sergi 

Help I'm Surrounded
Helen Mitchell 

Thoughts on Dubbing Practice in Germany: Procedures, Aesthetic Implications and Ways Forward
Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe 

Book Reviews

Teen TV: Genre, Consumption & Identity, By Glyn Davies and Kay Dickinson (eds.)
Reviewer: Ewan Kirkland

Law and Popular Culture: A Course Book, By Michael Asimow and Shannon Mader  & The Celluloid Courtroom: A History of Legal Cinema
Reviewer: Shulamit Almog

Purity and Provocation: Dogma 95, By Mette Hjort and Scott MacKenzie (eds.)
Reviewer: Jason Scott

Devotional Cinema, By Nathaniel Dorsky
Reviewer: Anton Karl Kozlovic

Disintegrating the Musical: Black Performance and American Musical Film , By Arthur Knight  & Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity 
Reviewer: Ruth Doughty

Italian Cinema: Gender and Genre, By Maggie Günsberg
Reviewer: Clodagh Brook

The Films of Peter Weir, Second Edition, By Jonathan Rayner
Reviewer: Serena Formica

The Flash of Capital: Film and Geopolitics in Japan, By Eric Cazdyn  & The Midnight Eye Guide to New Japanese Film 
Reviewer: Kevin Teo Kia Choong

Dietrich's Ghosts: the Sublime and the Beautiful in Third Reich Film, By Erica Carter
Reviewer: Michael Paris

The Real Ireland: The Evolution of Ireland in Documentary Film, By Harvey O'Brien
Reviewer: Robert Miller

Bollywood: A Guide to Popular Hindi Cinema, By Tejaswini Ganti  & Gladiator: Film and History 
Reviewer: Mikel J. Koven

The Lost World of Mitchell & Kenyon: Edwardian Britain on Film, By Vanessa Toulmin, Simon Popple and Patrick Russell (eds.)  & The Silent Cinema Reader 
Reviewer: Larraine Porter

Early Cinema: From Factory Gate to Dream Factory, By Simon Popple and Joe Kember  & Love Rules: Silent Hollywood and the Rise of the Managerial Class 
Reviewer: Richard Harrison

European Cinema, By Elizabeth Ezra (ed.)  & The Couch and the Silver Screen: Psychoanalytic Reflections on European Cinema 
Reviewer: Stephen Woollock

Film Reviews 

Shopping for Fangs 
Reviewer: Luca Prono

Kurtlar Vadisi * Irak & National Treasure 
Reviewer: Gabriel Noah Brahm Jr.

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle 
Reviewer: Shama Rangwala

Match Point 
Reviewer: Wendy Knepper

King Kong & King Kong 
Reviewer: Jonathan E. Goldman

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 
Reviewer: Alice Mills

Conference Reports 

Media and Identity in Asia, Curtin University of Technology, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, 15 * 16 February 2006 
Reporter: Nandana Bose

University of Portsmouth 26 - 27th November 2005 
Reporter: Julia Peck

Society for Cinema and Media Studies, 2 * 5 March, 2006, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia 
Reporter: Liza Palmer

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