Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media

Issue 2: Space and Time in Film Marian Hurley, Deborah Mellamphy and Jill Moriarty
Scrutinising the Rainbow Alexander Sergeant
Personal Time Elisa Pezzotta
Revisiting the Past Giacomo Boitani
Making Nothing Happen Anna Backman Rogers

Issue Contents


Space and Time in Film
by Marian Hurley, Deborah Mellamphy and Jill Moriarty (Issue Editors)


Scrutinising the Rainbow: Fantastic Space in The Wizard of Oz
by Alexander Sergeant

Bullet-Time in Simulation City: Revisiting Baudrillard and The Matrix by way of the "Real 1999"
by Randy Laist

Personal Time in Alternative and Time Travel Narrative: The Cases of Groundhog Day, Twelve Monkeys and 2001: A Space Odyssey
by Elisa Pezzotta

Revisiting the Past as a Means of Validation: Bridging the Myth of the Resistance and the Satire of the Economic Miracle in Two Comedies "Italian Style"
by Giacomo Boitani

From History to Haecceity: Spatial Reframings of the Past in Post-heritage Cinema>
by Elise Wortel

Making Nothing Happen: The Transition from Reactive Nihilism to Affirmation in Jim Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers (2005)
by Anna Backman Rogers

Book Reviews

Funny Frames: The Filmic Concepts of Michael Haneke, by Oliver C. Speck
Reviewed by Jeremiah Ambrose

Celluloid Saviours: Angels and Reform Politics in Hollywood Film, by Emily Caston
Reviewed by Mithuraaj Dhusiya

Hollywood Catwalk: Exploring Costume and Transformation in American Film, by Tamar Jeffers McDonald
Reviewed by Rebecca Kambuta

What Cinema Is! Bazin’s Quest and its Charge, by Dudley Andrew
Reviewed by Kevin McDonald

Tim Burton: The Monster and the Crowd: A Post-Jungian Perspective, by Helena Bassil-Morozow
Reviewed by Deborah Mellamphy

Animating Space: From Mickey To WALL-E, by J.P. Telotte
Reviewed by Mihaela Mihailova

Book Reviews Editor: Jill Murphy