The coming together of two great minds on film comedy, Arthur Koestler takes on Henri Bergson.
A book review of two recent studies of film comedy, Hollywood Romantic Comedy: States of the Union 1934-65 by Katharina Glitre and Tears of Laughter: Comedy-drama in 1990s British cinema by Nigel Mather.
A review of Mandy Merck's 2007 book on the Hollywood encounters of writer Dreiser, and filmmakers Eisenstein, Sternberg and Stevens.
A review essay of David Church stimulating collection of essays on Canadian avant-garde narrative filmmaker Guy Maddin.
A review essay by Daniel Garrett on Frederick Wasser's book on Steven Spielberg, Steven Spielberg's America.
A detailed review of Roberto Curti's outstanding analysis of all things Italian gothic.
Review of a new Italian book on the Spanish Euro-horror auteur Jesus Franco.
A review of Irving Singer's book, Ingmar Bergman, Cinematic Philosopher.
A personal survey of some of the more important contributions of the film interview format book.
A detailed critical analysis of Yosef Raz's book Beyond Flesh : Queer Masculinities and Nationalism in Israeli Cinema.
A detailed critical review of the recent book on Japanese cinema, by Sybil Anne Thornton.
Nostalgia for Nostalgia: Cosmopolitan Film Appreciation, The New Yorker Theater, and Warning Shadows
A review essay of two recent books dealing with classic cinema as well as the enduring legacy and memory of the 'traditional' film viewing experiences, at the theatre.
A review essay of Daniel Shaw and Richard A. Gilmore's recent critical works on the intersection of film and philosophy.
A review essay of the brand new translation of André Bazin's What is Cinema?.
Steffen Hantke reviews a book on David Cronenberg by Mark Browning which attempts to read Cronenberg through a literary rather than cinematic landscape.