Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media

Issue 4: Open Theme Stefano Odorico and Aidan Power
Oscillating Sexuality Emerson Storm Fillman Richards
Embodied Poetics of Cinema Maarten Coegnarts and Peter Kravanja
Film-Thinking Jimmy Billingham
Image Versus Imagination Martina Witt-Jauch

Issue Contents


Open Theme
by Stefano Odorico and Aidan Power (Issue Editors)


Who’s Got the “Reel” Power? The Problem of Female Antagonisms in Blaxploitation Cinema
by Melissa DeAnn Seifert

Egyptian Film Censorship: Safeguarding Society, Upholding Taboos
by Dina Mansour

“I Get Sort of Carried Away, Being So Normal and Everything”: The Oscillating Sexuality of Clare Quilty and Humbert Humbert in the works of Nabokov, Kubrick and Lyne
by Emerson Storm Fillman Richards

Towards an Embodied Poetics of Cinema: The Metaphoric Construction of Abstract Meaning in Film
by Maarten Coëgnarts and Peter Kravanja

Film-Thinking and Narrative Indeterminacy
by Jimmy Billingham

Image Versus Imagination: Memory’s Theatre of Cruelty in Chris Marker’s La Jetée
by Martina Witt-Jauch

Anima Animus: Jennifer Jason Leigh’s Bisexual Method in Last Exit to Brooklyn
by Ian Murphy

Book Reviews

Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions, by Warren Buckland
Reviewed by Kevin McDonald

Recording Reality, Desiring the Real, by Elizabeth Cowie
Reviewed by Amy Parziale

The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film-Philosophy of Digital Screen Culture, by Patricia Pisters
Reviewed by Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

Book Reviews Editor: Pierluigi Ercole