Issue2 – 2013

Film Journal 2 (2013)

Theme of the issue: Youth in American Film

  1. Editorial
  2. Introduction: Marimar Azcona (University of Zaragoza, Spain) and Penny Starfield (Caen University, France)
  3. Melvyn Stokes (University College London, UK), “Hollywood and Youth: From the Nickelodeon to the American New Wave”
  4. Thomas B. Byers (University of Louisville, US), “Killing Dreams: Youth and Nostalgia in Bonnie and Clyde and Public Enemies
  5. Tomáš Pospíšil (Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic), “Otto, Eliot and Aliens: Interpreting Youth in Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Alex Cox’s Repo Man
  6. Carmen Indurain (Universidad Pública de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain), “Perpetuating Teenage Drifters in Contemporary American Road Movies”
  7. Andrea Grunert (University of Applied Sciences in Bochum, Germany), “Youth as a State of War: Todd Solondz’s Images of American Youth”
  8. Nathalie Dupont (Université du Littoral et de la Côte d’Opale, France), “Young audiences in Hollywood: the end of a love affair?”
  9. Book review: Grégoire Halbout, La Comédie Screwball hollywoodienne, 1934-1945, Sexe, amour et idéaux démocratiques, Artois Presses Université, 2013, 424 pages. Reviewed by Dominique Sipière (Université Paris Ouest, Nanterre la Défense, France).

Issue 1-2011

Film Journal 1 (2011)


  1. Theme of the issue: Hybridity, Borders and Margins in English-speaking Cinema
  2. Jean-Marie Lecomte (University of Nancy 2, France), “Outcast Lilies: Prostitutes in Pre-Code Movies (1929-1934)”
  3. Andrea Grunert (University of Applied Sciences, Bochum, Germany), “Between Discrimination and Glorification: Irish Travellers, the Cinema and (Anti-)Traveller Racism”
  4. Robert Lang (University of Hartford, Connecticut, USA), “Deconstructing Melodramatic ‘Destiny’: Late Marriage (Dover Koshashvili, 2001) and Two Lovers (James Gray, 2008)”
  5. Melvyn Stokes (University College London, UK), “Miscegenation in and after The Birth of a Nation”
  6. Arlene Hui (UK), “Fantasies of the ‘Yellow Peril’: Miscegenation in The Cheat (1915) and Broken Blossoms (1919)”
  7. Christophe Gelly (University Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand 2, France), “Between Texts and Images: From Conrad’s Heart of Darkness to Coppola’s Apocalypse Now”