Journal of Film and Video

Journal of Film and Video is a magazine focusing on Film and Video

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 3, Fall

Bone Creek (2008)
BONE CREEK (2008)Directed by Emily EdwardsUniversity Film and Video Association Conference, Colorado College, 2008Bone Creek tells the story of Nora, an exchange student from Australia who is on a mission to rescue the "magic and folklore of the American...
Reading the Water: Lectures on Home Video Ecology from the Gulf of Maine
READING THE WATER: LECTURES ON HOME VIDEO ECOLOGY FROM THE GULF OF MAINEDirected by Niklas VollmerUniversity Film and Video Association Conference, University of North Texas, 2007We are all born into families, and if we are lucky, we die from within...
The Maritorious Melodrama: Film Noir with a Female Detective
FEMINIST CRITICS TEND TO DISAGREE whether the parachuting of women into traditionally male roles- for example, that of detective- results in a feminist representation.' The female detective of the 1930s, however, can be seen to offer a decidedly positive...
Video from the Void: Video Spectatorship, Domestic Film Cultures, and Contemporary Horror Film
IN I998, JUST A FEW MONTHS BEFOREthe release of The Blair Witch Project, the low- budget motion picture The Last Broadcast ap- peared on the festival circuit. Billed as the first "desktop feature film," The Last Broadcast was the first feature-length...
"You Are Invited to Participate"1: Interactive Fandom in the Age of the Movie Magazine
THERE EXISTS A SIGNIFICANT CRITICAL LIT- ERATURE about motion picture marketing and advertisement, especially concerning the re- lated subject of American movie fan magazines. Much of this scholarship revolves around the gendering of discourse aimed...