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SERCIA is pleased to announce the publication of Film Journal no. 5, Screening the Supernatural. Guest-edited by Andrea Grunert, this issue brings together articles on Steampunk Cinema, Oz the Great and Powerful, A Christmas Carol, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Rosemary’s Baby, High Plains Drifter, Kairo, and Pulse from a wide variety of analytic and critical perspectives. Contributors include scholars from Canada, France, Germany, Poland, and the United Kingdom.


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Film Journal 5: Screening the Supernatural


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Andrea Grunert
7-11 / Screening the Supernatural: Introduction 

Robbie McAllister
12-25 / The Clockwork Occult: Evaluating the Scientific Fantastic in  Steampunk Cinema 

Justyna Hanna Budzik
26-41 / Phantasmagoria, Spectrality, and Illusion in Oz the Great and Powerful

Frances A. Kamm
42-61 / The ‘Ghost of an Idea’: Technology, Adaptation, and the Motion-Captured Body in Robert Zemeckis’s A Christmas Carol

Danièle André
62-74 / Coppola’s Luminous Shadows: Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Linda Sheppard
75-92 / Modernity, Commodification, and Spiritual Affiliation in Rosemary’s Baby

Murray Leeder
93-102 / Cowboy Gothic: Haunting and Memorialization in High Plains Drifter

Hannah Bayley
103-123 / Sound and Techno-Horror: Kairo and Pulse

Fabrice Lyczba
124-127 / Conference Review: Archaeology of Fashion Film

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