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.
Cinephile 8.2 “Contemporary Extremism” is now available! Featuring original articles by Tanya Horeck and Tina Kendall, Tim Palmer, and Dave Alexander, the issue seeks to expand the discourse around extremist cinema beyond its traditionally European borders. You can pick it up in Vancouver at Brigid’s Books, 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 … Continue reading
Since the early 2000s, with the onset of The Sopranos and Sex and the City, serialized television has captured the attention of viewers and scholars alike. The popularity of shows such as Six Feet Under, Lost, The Wire, Deadwood, Battlestar Galactica, Mad Men, Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones suggests that these complex shows are by no means restricted to a specific genre. ‘Puzzling’ narrative structures, intricate plotlines, engaging characters, predetermined endings and higher production costs are some of the … Continue reading
The last decade has marked an escalation in the treatment of extreme subject matter in European cinema, heralded by the graphic violence and sexuality of French New Extremism at the turn of the millennium and increasingly apparent in films from across Europe. While extreme violence and graphic sexuality have long played a part in the European film tradition (Un Chien Andalou (Buñuel 1929); I Am Curious (Yellow) (Sjöman 1967), Last Tango in Paris (Bertolucci 1972), Salò (Pasolini 1975), etc.), these … Continue reading
Cinephile 8.1, “The Voice-Over” is now available! Featuring original articles by Sarah Kozloff, Stephen Teo, Laura Beadling, Alexander Fisher, and Carl Laamanen, our Spring issue studies the various potentials of the voice-over in global cinema. Available in Vancouver at Pulp Fiction Books, Zulu Records, Mayfair News, and the UBC Bookstore. 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 … Continue reading
Head over to our archives page to view Cinephile 7.2, “Contemporary Realism,” now available online for free. The issue is currently available for download as a single PDF file.