Summer 2012: Volume 65, Number 4


Tribute: Remembering Ernest “Chick” Callenbach
Ann Martin and Rob White

Marx and Coca-Cola: Enjoy the Silents
Joshua Clover

Screenings: Scare Quotes
Paul Julian Smith

Platforming: Dangerous Illusions
Caetlin Benson-Allott

Second Time Around: Medea
D. A. Miller

Encounter: Interview with Manuel Alberto Claro
Rob White

New York Notebook: Lucian Pintilie: Romania in Focus
Megan Ratner

Histories: Tied Up by Buñuel
Edward Buscombe

Intertitles: Goodbye to All That?
Paul Thomas


Comedy of Abandon: Lars von Trier’s Melancholia
Marta Figlerowicz

Precarious Dystopias: The Hunger Games, In Time, and Never Let Me Go
Mark Fisher

Film Acting and the Arts of Imitation
James Naremore

Information Managers: The Andromeda Strain and The Man Who Fell to Earth
J. M. Tyree

Several Sides of Errol Morris
Kris Fallon


Film: A Very Short Introduction, by Michael Wood
David Sterritt

Death in Venice: A Queer Film Classic by Will Aitken; Word Is Out: A Queer Film Classic by Greg Youmans; Zero Patience: A Queer Film Classic by Susan Knabe and Wendy Gay Pearson
Damon R. Young

What Cinema Is! by Dudley Andrew; Opening Bazin: Postwar Film Theory and Its Afterlife ed. Dudley Andrew and Hervé Joubert-Laurencin
Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

Neo-Feminist Cinema: Girly Films, Chick Flicks and Consumer Culture by Hilary Radner
Alison Hoffman-Han

Film Criticism as Cultural Fantasy: The Perpetual French Discovery of Australian Cinema by Andrew McGregor
Daniel Fairfax

Detour by Noah Isenberg; Siren City: Sound and Source Music in Classical American Noir by Robert Miklitsch; Dark Borders: Film Noir and American Citizenship by Jonathon Auerbach; Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia by Wheeler Winston Dixon
Martin Fradley

Cover photo: From left: Manuel Alberto Claro, Kirsten Dunst, Lars von Trier, Alexander Skarsgård, and Charlotte Gainsbourg on the set of Melancholia (Lars von Trier, 2011). Photo by Christian Geisnaes. Courtesy of Zentropa Productions.