Features Archive

A Festival Review: 41st New York Film Festival by David Gurevich (October 2003)

Billy Wilder: About Film Noir an interview by Robert Porfirio (Issue #10: September 2001)

Samuel Fuller: About Film Noir an interview by Robert Porfirio and James Ursini (Issue #10: Septebmer 2001)

Images of Montreal: Montreal World Film Festival by David Gurevich (Issue #10: September 2001)

Turkish Delights: The Istanbul Filmfest by David Gurevich (Issue #10: June 2001)

Monster at the Soda Shop: Teenagers and Fifties Horror Films by Cyndy Hendershot (Issue #10: March 2001)

Slow Burn Suspense: The Films of Claude Chabrol by Tony McKibbin (Issue #9: December 2000)

Roger Corman on Blair Witch Project and Why Mean Streets Would Have Made a Great Blaxpoitation Film -- an interview by Andrew J. Rausch (Issue #9: December 2000)

Russian Film: What Was and What Is by David Gurevich (Issue #9: December 2000)

The Process of Life in 2001: A Space Odyssey by Greggory Moore (Issue #9: January 2000)

Deconstructing Francis: Apocalypse Now and the End of the '70s by Darren Haber (Issue #9: January 2000)

New Films From Russia: Small, Humane, Eclectic by David Gurevich (Issue #9: December 99)

The Golden Age of Exploitation -- an interview with Felicia Feaster and Bret Wood, authors of Forbidden Fruit, interview by Gary Johnson (Issue #8: July 99)

Suburban Hell: An Examination of Suburban Life as Portrayed in The Ice Storm, Mr. & Mrs. Bridge, and Welcome to the Dollhouse by David Ng (Issue #8: May 99)

Savages, Swine, & Buffoons: Hollywood's Selected Stereotypical Characterizations of the Japanese, Germans, and Italians in Films Produced During World War II by Ralph R. Donald (Issue #8: May 99)

The Director That Time Forgot: The Films and Career of Hal Ashby by James A. Davidson (Issue #8: May 99)

Way Out: Remembering a Neglected '60s Television Show by Gary Joseph and Ken Kaffke and (Issue #8: May 99)

"Possession, Penetration, and Tarzan Comic Books" by Graham J. Murphy (Issue #7: October 98)

"Hercules: Looking Backward--Seeing Now" by Shona Krchnak (Issue #7: October 98)

"The Sky is Falling!: Why Are Virtual Worlds So Desolate?" by Mary Flannagan (Issue #7: October 98)

"An Interview with Tom Atkins" by Paul M. Riordan (Issue #7: October 98)

"Wiring the Kids: The TV Ad Blitz to Get the Internet into Home and School" by Christopher Martin and Bettina Fabos (Issue #7: September 98)

"A Master of His Craft: Eli Wallach" an interview by Paul M. Riordan. (Issue #6: June 98)

"Systems and Process: The Prison in Cinema" by Dr. Paul Mason. (Issue #6: May 98)

"Goosing Mother Goose: The Fairy Tales of Tex Avery" by Gary Morris. (Issue #6: May 98)

"Modernity and Mise-en-Scene: Terry Gilliam and Brazil" by Keith James Hamel. (Issue #6: May 98)

"Talking with Michael Moore" an interview by Gary Johnson. (Issue #6: March 98)

"Black Independent Cinema and The Influence of Neo-realism" by Chris Norton. (Issue #5: December 97)

"Rebel Without a Cause as Autobiographical Validation" by Nate McKeen. (Issue #5: December 97)

"The Glory of Cary Grant and Other Girlish Delights" by Elizabeth Abele. (Issue #5: November 97)

"The Machine-Art of Dziga Vertov and Busby Berkeley" by Nicole Armour. (Issue #5: November 97)

"Fiona Apple's 'Criminal' and Video Voyeurism for the '90s" by Mark Zeltner. (Issue #5: October 97)

Chris Norton investigates blaxploitation cinema and finds reciprocal co-optation. (Issue #4: July 97)

Gary Morris looks at the films of Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin. (Issue #4: July 97)

Paul Riordan interviews George C. Scott. (Issue #4: July 97)

Iain Morrisson examines the use of close-ups in the French New Wave. (Issue #4: July 97)

Greg Wahl looks at the film persona of Clint Eastwood. (Issue #4: July 97)

Deb Moore-Henecke finds a new sister in Barbie. (Issue #4: July 97)

Christopher Martin and Bettina Fabos examine melodrama in the 1996 Summer Olympics (Issue #3: May 97)

Glenn Erickson writes about the newly-discovered complete ending of Robert Aldrich's Kiss Me Deadly. (Issue #3: Apr 97)

Robert Baird investigates the "startle effect" in horror cinema. (Issue #3: Mar 97)

Elizabeth J. Abele examines Die Hard and finds Roy Rogers. (Issue #3: Mar 97)

Mick Sleeper looks at Quentin Tarantino's debt to the French New Wave. (Issue #3: Mar 97)

Jim Davidson explores the similarities in the careers of Alfred Hitchcock and Vladimir Nabokov. (Issue #3: Mar 97)

Jeri Kurtzleben investigates images of WWII nurses in Movietone Newsreels. (Issue #3: Mar 97)

David Gurevich examines contemporary Russian cinema (Issue #2: Jan 97)

Michael Schmidt investigates the parlor scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (Issue #2: Dec 96)

Eddie Muller, the author of Grindhouse, talks about the history of "Adults Only" cinema. An interview by Gary Johnson. (Issue #2: Dec 96)

Grant Tracey examines his attraction to Jackie Gleason's The Honeymooners. (Issue #2: Nov 96)

Robert Baird explores "Love, Desire, the Image, and the Grave" in Vertigo. (Issue #2: Nov 96)

Gary Morris provides an overview of American Independent Narrative Cinema of the '60s. (Issue #2: Nov 96)

Craig Fischer examines comic books in "Comics in the '90s: Screwy Business, Sublime Art." (Issue #2: Nov 96)

Greg Wahl examines punk rockers The Clash and Rancid in "Roots Radicals: Punk and the Imagery of Nostalgia."
Plus! A review of Marcus Gray's Last Gang in Town: The Story and Myth of the Clash. (Issue #2: Nov 96)

Grant Tracey examines the Narrative Tabloid of Samuel Fuller. (Issue #1: Aug 96)

Craig Fischer writes an Open Letter to Bob Dole about those "nightmares of depravity" turned out by "Hollywood's dream factories." (Issue #1: Aug 96)

Grant Tracey discusses an underappreciated comedy/drama starring John Wayne called Trouble Along the Way and examines the Duke's on and offscreen identities. (Issue #1: Aug 96)

Toni Perrine examines "The Disease of Images" in Wim Wenders' Until the End of the World. (Issue #1: Aug 96)

Steve Lipkin discusses docudramas in general and Quiz Show in particular. (Isssue #1: Aug 96)