Film Journal 2 (2013)

Film Journal 2 (2013)


Theme of the issue: Youth in American Film

Marimar Azcona (University of Zaragoza, Spain) and Penny Starfield (Université de Caen, France), Introduction

Melvyn Stokes (University College London, UK), “Hollywood and Youth: From the Nickelodeon to the American New Wave”

Thomas B. Byers (University of Louisville, US), “Killing Dreams: Youth and Nostalgia in Bonnie and Clyde and Public Enemies

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

Carmen Indurain (Universidad Pública de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain), “Perpetuating Teenage Drifters in Contemporary American Road Movies

Andrea Grunert (University of Applied Sciences in Bochum, Germany), “Youth as a State of War: Todd Solondz’s Images of American Youth

Nathalie Dupont (Université du Littoral et de la Côte d’Opale, France), “Young audiences in Hollywood: the end of a love affair?

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).