Film Journal 3 (2016)

Film Journal 3 (2016)


Theme of the issue: Railway and Locomotive Language in Film

Introduction: Taïna Tuhkunen (Université d’Angers)

Raphaëlle Costa de Beauregard (Université de Toulouse-Jean Jaurès), “The Train as a Mirror of Cinema: John Ford’s The Iron Horse (1924)”

Hervé Mayer (Université Montpellier III Paul Valéry), “The ‘Ever-Growing Ogre’: The Railroad vs. Progress in Henry King’s Jesse James (1939)”

Taïna Tuhkunen (Université d’Angers), “Romance, Crime and Disaster in Buster Keaton’s Civil War Railway Comedy The General (1926)”

Claire Dutriaux (Université de Sorbonne Paris IV), “Outcasts, Hoboes and Freight-hoppers: Riding the Freight Trains in Boxcar Bertha (Martin Scorsese, 1972), Emperor of the North (Robert Aldrich, 1973) and Bound for Glory (Hal Ashby, 1976)”

Cristelle Maury (Université de Toulouse-Jean Jaurès), “‘To Better Tracks and Steadier Nerves’: The Role of the Train in the Representation of Masculinity in The Narrow Margin (Richard Fleischer, 1952)”

Rebecca Franklin-Landi (Université Aix-Marseille), “The Symbol of the Train in Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train (1951) and North by Northwest (1959)”

Yvelin Ducotey (Université d’Angers), “Trains and Cinema: Life and Movement in Martin Scorsese’s Hugo (2011)”

Occasional Papers

Julien Lapointe (Concordia University, Montreal, QC), “Hollywood Cinema and Baroque Companionship: An Analytic Critique of David Bordwell’s ‘Classical Paradigm'”

Book reviews

Delphine Letort, The Spike Lee Brand: A Study of Documentary Filmmaking, Albany: SUNY Press, African American Studies series, 2015Reviewed by Charlène Regester (University of North Carolina)

David Roche, Making and remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s, Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2014Reviewed by Gilles Menegaldo (Université de Poitiers)