VOL. 9 NO. 1 NOW ONLINE

Head over to our archives page to view Cinephile 9.1, “Reevaluating Television,” now available online for free. The issue is currently available for download as a single PDF file.

CFP – Music in Documentary (10.1)

Deadline for draft submissions: March 17, 2014 Music acts as vital connective tissue between even the most disparate forms of documentary, a filmic mode that claims closer ties to our experience of reality than any other type of filmmaking can. Although there has been a wealth of scholarship devoted to documentary’s technical innovations/limitations, its historical or sociopolitical contexts, and the visual treatment of the subject matter in question, the use of music in documentary films has been granted relatively scant … Continue reading

Vol. 8 No. 2 Now Online

Head over to our archives page to view Cinephile 8.2, “Contemporary Extremism,” now available online for free. The issue is currently available for download as a single PDF file.

Vol. 9 No.1 Now Available

Cinephile 9.1 “Reevaluating Television” featuring articles by Jason Mittell and Rachel Talalay is now available! You can pick it up in Vancouver at Mayfair News, Pulp Fiction Books, Tanglewood Books, UBC Bookstore, and Zulu Records. If you prefer to have the issue delivered directly to your door, subscribe to the journal and receive the most recent issue and three forthcoming issues, plus a complimentary back issue of your choice, for $30 CDN. For more information, please click here.

CFP – The Superhero Film (9.2)

Deadline for draft submissions: September 2, 2013 The comic book medium has evidenced a profound growth in legitimacy and cultural currency in the past twenty years. Such a shift has been echoed in filmic adaptations of comic books, particularly through the recent popularity of the superhero film in Hollywood. Prior to the year 2000, examples of the genre were primarily low-budget, pulpy sources of ridicule (later sequels in the Superman and Batman franchises; the 1990s adaptations of Captain America, The Fantastic Four and Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and … Continue reading

Vol 8. No. 1 Now Online

Head over to our archives page to view Cinephile 8.1, “The Voice-Over,” now available online for free. The issue is currently available for download as a single PDF file.