Vol 19 (2015)

Managing Editor: David Sorfa
Book Reviews Editor: William Brown

Table of Contents

New Articles

Voiding Cinema: Subjectivity Beside Itself, or Unbecoming Cinema in Enter the Void PDF
William Brown, David H. Fleming 124-145
A Blueprint for (Im)possible Places: Narrative Crisis in Antonioni's L'Eclisse (1962) PDF
Dennis Lo 146-171
Love's Old Song Will Be New: Deleuze, Busby Berkeley and Becoming-Music PDF
Steven Pustay 172-189
The Battle for Moral Supremacy in There Will Be Blood and Unforgiven PDF
Elena Woolley 190-207
A Phenomenological Approach to Donnie Darko PDF
Alex E. Blazer 208-220
Monstrosity and the Not-Yet: Edward Scissorhands via Ernst Bloch and Georg Simmel PDF
Craig Hammond 221-248
Consumerism, Aristotle and Fantastic Mr. Fox PDF
Matt Duncan 249-269
Representative Men: Moral Perfectionism, Masculinity and Psychoanalysis in Good Will Hunting PDF
Anna Cooper 270-288
'Let me see her face when he kisses her, please': Mediating Emotion and Locating the Melodramatic Mode in Stella Dallas PDF
Ilka Brasch 289-303
Derridean Blackmail in The Big Sleep: Allegorizing the Unfixable Mirages of Photography, Film and Criticism PDF
Christopher D. Morris 304-324
The Image of a Mind-Skull: Samuel Beckett’s ...but the clouds... and Television-Philosophy PDF
Atene Mendelyte 325-343


Anti-Christ: Tragedy, Farce or Game? PDF
Jan Simons 1-15
Laughter and the Death of the Comic: Charlie Chaplin's The Circus and Limelight in Light of the Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas PDF
Moshe Shai Rachmuth 15-32
Films Blancs: Luminosity in the Films of Michael Mann PDF
Davide Panagia 33-54
Cinematic Incorporation: Literature in My Life Without Me PDF
Sarah Dillon 55-66
Trying Truths: Dreyer, Bresson and the Meaning Effect PDF
Brandon White 67-84
Ambivalent Screens: Quentin Tarantino and the Power of Vision PDF
Frida Beckman 85-104
The Permeable Self: A Theory of Cinematic Quotation PDF
Chelsey Crawford 105-123


Happy-Go-Lucky Revisited: A Response to Basileios Kroustallis PDF
Christopher Grau (Responses) 1-15
Black Noir Signifies More Than Just a 'Simple Parallel': A Response to Brian E. Butler PDF
Dan Flory (Responses) 16-23

New Book Reviews

Aida Vigan and Gordana P. Crnković (eds.) (2012) In Contrast: Croatian Film Today, Zagreb, Croatia: The Croatian Film Association in association with Berghahn Books. 264 pp. PDF
Anna Batori
Sarah Cooper (2013) The Soul of Film Theory, London: Palgrave. 224 pp PDF
Agnieszka Piotrowska
Adrian Martin (2014) Mise en Scène and Film Style: From Classical Hollywood to New Media Art, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 256pp. PDF
Anthony Peter McKibbin
Jim Cullen (2013) Sensing the Past: Hollywood Stars and Historical Visions, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 264 pp. PDF
Andrea Virginás
Song Hwee Lim (2014) Tsai Ming-liang and a Cinema of Slowness, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 240pp., and Lutz Koepnick (2014) On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary, New York: Columbia University Press, 336pp. PDF
Emre Çağlayan
Ewa Mazierska and Lars Kristensen (eds.) (2014) Marx at the Movies: Revisiting History, Theory and Practice, London: Palgrave Macmillan. 293 pp. PDF
Bruce Williams
Teresa Rizzo (2012) Deleuze and Film: A Feminist Introduction, Continuum. PDF
Iclal Alev Degim
David LaRocca (ed.) (2014), The Philosophy of War Films, Lexington: University of Kentucky Press. 538 pp. PDF
Eileen Rositzka
Jeffrey Nicholas (ed.) (2011), Dune and Philosophy: Weirding Way of the Mentat, Illinois: Open Court. 288 pp. PDF
Tim Matts
David Martin-Jones and William Brown (eds.) (2012) Deleuze and Film, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 248 pp. PDF
Gloria Galindo
Anna Backman Rogers (2015) American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. pp. 184. PDF
William Brown
Deutsches Filminstitut – DIF e.V./Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt am Main (ed.) (2015), Films and Games: Interactions, Berlin: Bertz + Fischer Verlag. 256pp. PDF
Feng Zhu
Timothy Shanahan (2014), Philosophy and Blade Runner, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 240pp. PDF
Rupert Read, Jerry Goodenough
Tarja Laine (2015) Bodies in Pain: Emotion and the Cinema of Darren Aronofsky, Oxford: Berghahn. 196pp. PDF
Michelle Devereaux

Book Reviews

Josef Stieff, ed. (2011) Sherlock Holmes and Philosophy, The Footprints of a Gigantic Mind PDF
Brian Castleberry
Paul Elliott (2011) Hitchcock and the Cinema of Sensations: Embodied Film Theory and Cinematic Reception PDF
Eric Whedbee
Anat Pick (2011) Creaturely Poetics: Animality and Vulnerability in Literature and Film PDF
Anthony Siu
Paul Bowman, ed. (2013) Rancière and Film PDF
James Harvey-Davitt
Ian Aitken (2012) Lukácsian Film Theory and Cinema: A Study of Georg Lukács’ Writing on Film 1913-1971 PDF
Angelos Koutsourakis
Daniel Morgan (2013) Late Godard and the Possibilities of Cinema PDF
James Harvey-Davitt
Mick LaSalle (2012) The Beauty of the Real: What Hollywood Can Learn from Contemporary French Actresses PDF
Richard Lindley Armstrong
Marek Haltof (2012) Polish Film and the Holocaust: Politics and Memory PDF
Matilda Mroz
Paul Cooke (2012) Contemporary German Cinema PDF
Victoria Grace Walden
Vincent M. Gaine (2011) Existentialism and Social Engagement in the Films of Michael Mann PDF
Agust Magnusson
Domietta Torlasco (2013) The Heretical Archive: Digital Memory at the End of Film PDF
Ted Kafala
Patricia Pisters (2012) The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film-Philosophy of Digital Screen Culture PDF
Maria Walsh
Fran Mason (2012) Hollywood's Detective: Crime Series in the 1930s and 1940s from the Whodunnit to Hard-boiled Noir PDF
Joseph Steven Yanick
Schuy R. Weishaar (2012) Masters of the Grotesque: The Cinema of Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, the Coen Brothers and David Lynch PDF
Giacomo Boitani
Nora Gilbert (2013) Better Left Unsaid: Victorian Novels, Hays Code Films, and the Benefits of Censorship PDF
Hanna Karolina Kubicka
Seán Sheehan (2012) Žižek: A Guide for the Perplexed. PDF
Nadine Hartmann
Fabio Vighi (2012) Critical Theory and Film: Rethinking Ideology through Film Noir PDF
Chloe Jane Benson
Akira Mizuta Lippit (2012) Ex-Cinema: From a Theory of Experimental Film and Video PDF
Aimee Mollaghan
Barry Keith Grant, ed. (2012) The Film Genre Reader IV PDF
Keith Hennessey Brown
Wanda Teays (2012) Seeing the Light: Exploring Ethics through Movies PDF
Felicity Ford
Philipp Brunner, Jörg Schweinitz, & Margret Trödler, eds. (2012) Filmische Atmosphären PDF
Stephen Lowry
Eve Golden (2013) John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars PDF
Katherine Blakeney
Neil Archer (2012) The French Road Movie: Space, Mobility, Identity

Michael Gott and Thibaut Schist, eds. (2013) Open Road, Closed Borders: The Contemporary French-Language Road Movie
Maud Ceuterick
Sean Redmond (2013) The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood PDF
Cameron Ironside
Christopher Pavsek (2013) The Utopia of Film: Cinema and its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik PDF
Brian K Bergen-Aurand
Spencer Shaw (2008) Film Consciousness: From Phenomenology to Deleuze PDF
Edward John Willatt
Douglas Keesey (2012) Contemporary Erotic Cinema PDF
Troy Michael Bordun
Robert Arp, Adam Barkman and James McRae, eds. (2013) The Philosophy of Ang Lee PDF
Hiu M. Chan
Adrian J. Ivakhiv (2013) Ecologies of the Moving Image: Cinema, Affect, Nature PDF
Helen Hughes
Benjamin Thomas , ed. (2012) Tourner le dos: Sur l’envers du personnage au cinéma PDF
Greg Hainge
John Orr (2014) The Demons of Modernity: Ingmar Bergman and European Cinema PDF
Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

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