Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies Announces New Issue

The latest issue of Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies is now available.  Issue 40.2, the second of two special issues dedicated to our 2008 conference theme, Visions of Science and Technology, includes the following feature and review articles:

Introduction:
Part 2 of “Visions of Science and Technology”
Cynthia J. Miller, A. Bowdoin Van Riper, Loren P.Q. Baybrook

Lost in Space:
Technology and Turbulence in Futuristic Cinema of the 1950s
Andrew Huebner

I, Clone:
How Cloning is (Mis)Portrayed in Contemporary Cinema
Jason Eberl

Surrealisme Sous-l’Eau:
Science and Surrealism in the Early Films and Writings of Jean Painleve
Lauren Fretz

Science Fiction as “True-Life Adventure”:
Disney and the Case of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
J.P. Telotte

A Natural and Artificial Homeland:
East German Science-Fiction Film Responds to Kubrick and Tarkovsky
Sonja Fritzsche

Book Reviews:

Robert Burgoyne.
Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History
Reviewer: Paul M. Cohen

Emma Hanna.
The Great War on the Small Screen
Reviewer: Robert Fyne

Barry Monahan.
Ireland’s Theatre on Film: Style, Stories and the National Stage on Screen
Reviewer: Timothy X. Troy

M.B.B. Biskupski.
Hollywood’s War with Poland, 1939-1945
Reviewer: John M. Grondelski

Pamela Grace.
The Religious Film: Christianity and the Hagiopic
and
Peter E. Dans.
Christians in the Movies
Reviewer: Robert W. Matson

Amy Herzog.
Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film
Reviewer: Julie McQuinn

Jamie Miller.
Soviet Cinema: Politics and Persuasion under Stalin
Reviewer: James H. Krukones

Vinzenz Hediger & Patrick Vonderau, Eds.
Films that Work: Industrial Film and Productivity of Media
Reviewer: Tony Osborne

Toby Talbot.
The New Yorker Theater and Other Scenes from a Life at the Movies
Reviewer: Jerald Podair

Film Reviews:

Frost/Nixon
Reviewer: Jim Welsh

They Killed Sister Dorothy
Reviewer: Lawrence Mastroni

Twisted: A Balloonamentary
Reviewer: A. Bowdoin Van Riper

The Unseen Alistair Cooke
Reviewer: Tony Osborne

A Class Apart
Reviewer: Rob Prince

The Greatest Silence
Reviewer: Karen A. Ritzenhoff

The World of Peter Sellers
Reviewer: John C. Tibbetts

The Axe of Wandsbek (Das Beil von Wandsbek)
Reviewer: Scott Weiss

Malls R Us
Reviewer: William A. Pelz

Taken for a Ride
Reviewer: Sara Sullivan

A Massacre Foretold
Reviewer: Helen Webb

Oswald’s Ghost
Reviewer: Mathew J. Bartkowiak

Agent Orange: A Personal Requiem
Reviewer: Jeremy Kuzmarov

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