Journal of Film and Video

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

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 1, Spring

Auteur/Bricoleur/Provocateur: Gregg Araki and Postpunk Style in the Doom Generation
I ENJOY SCREENING director Gregg Araki's 1995 creation The Doom Generation in the film courses that I teach because, upon viewing it for the first time, most students want to dismiss it as cinematic rubbish. They are quick to state that the narrative...
Course File for "Film Genres and the Image of Youth"
THIS COURSE EXAMINES FILM GENRES, particularly the American youth film, a genre that is easily recognizable and yet usually given little respect. We begin with the assumption that the youth film is a genre because its concerns and styles are distinct...
Generation Multiplex: The Image of Youth in Contemporary American Cinema
GENERATION MULTIPLEX: THE IMAGE OF YOUTH IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN CINEMA Timothy Shary. University of Texas Press, 2002,352 pp.In Generation Multiplex, Timothy Shary examines American youth films of the 1980s and 1990s and discovers a resonant genre....
Gen-X TV: Political-Libidinal Structures of Feeling in Melrose Place
"You know, Melrose Place is a really good show."Lalaina (Winona Ryder), in Reality Bites (1994)MELROSE PLACE, A PROGRAM THAT EMERGED from the economic and ideological ruins of the 1980s, is arguably one of the paradigmatic television programs of the...
Hugo Münsterberg on Film: "The Photoplay: A Psychological Study" and Other Writings
HUGO MÜNSTERBERG ON FILM: "THE PHOTOPLAY: A PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY" AND OTHER WRITINGS Allan Langaale, ed. Routledge, 2003, 205 pp.Harvard professor, psychologist, and philosopher Hugo Münsterberg is considered by many film scholars to be the cinema's first...
Revisiting the Osbournes: The Hybrid Reality-Sitcom
THE OSBOURNES WAS ONE OF THE SURPRISE HITS of the 2001-2002 television season. As the highest-rated program on cable television and the most successful series in MWs twentyone year history, The Osbournes not only boosted the music channel's ratings,...
Women's Cinema: The Contested Screen
WOMEN'S CINEMA: THE CONTESTED SCREENAlison M. Butler. London: Wallflower Press, 2002,144 pp.In her new book, Alison Butler attempts to tackle the complex subject of women's filmmaking around the globe in a single, 124-page volume. Her study is divided...

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