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Film Criticism is a peer-reviewed, online publication bringing together scholarship in

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Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Feature Article


Necessarily Problematic: Archival Looking in Arthur Jafa’s 'Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death'

Necessarily Problematic: Archival Looking in Arthur Jafa’s 'Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death'

Zachariah Anderson

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Freewheeling Through Film History: The Green Fog and the Vertigo of Time

Freewheeling Through Film History: The Green Fog and the Vertigo of Time

Russell Banfield

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Virtuous Viewing

Virtuous Viewing

Stephen Groening

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

The Sound of Glass Shattering: From the Modern Cityscape of Playtime to the Virtual Office of 2020

The Sound of Glass Shattering: From the Modern Cityscape of Playtime to the Virtual Office of 2020

Simone Hine

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

From Silence to Story, through Listening and Healing: Following the Cinematic Arc of the Returning Combat Veteran in The Yellow Birds

From Silence to Story, through Listening and Healing: Following the Cinematic Arc of the Returning Combat Veteran in The Yellow Birds

David T Johnson

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

The Frames That Unframe: Abbas Kiarostami’s Method of Decreation in 24 Frames

The Frames That Unframe: Abbas Kiarostami’s Method of Decreation in 24 Frames

Mohammad Mehdi Kimiagari

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

High-Rise Visions: Surveillance, Architecture, and the Lacanian Gaze in Andrea Arnold’s Red Road

High-Rise Visions: Surveillance, Architecture, and the Lacanian Gaze in Andrea Arnold’s Red Road

Sierra Komar

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

The Tethered Shadow: Jordan Peele and Stanley Kubrick

The Tethered Shadow: Jordan Peele and Stanley Kubrick

Joy McEntee

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Book Review


Daisuke Miyao, Japonisme and the Birth of Cinema (Duke University Press, 2020)

Daisuke Miyao, Japonisme and the Birth of Cinema (Duke University Press, 2020)

Ruoyi Bian

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Donna Kornhaber, Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Animated Film (The University of Chicago Press, 2020)

Donna Kornhaber, Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Animated Film (The University of Chicago Press, 2020)

Josh Heaps

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Gerald Sim, Postcolonial Hangups in Southeast Asian Cinema: Poetics of Space, Sound, and Stability (Amsterdam University Press)

Gerald Sim, Postcolonial Hangups in Southeast Asian Cinema: Poetics of Space, Sound, and Stability (Amsterdam University Press)

Daniel Moore

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Ariel Rogers, On the Screen: Displaying the Moving Image, 1926-1942 (Columbia University Press, 2019)

Ariel Rogers, On the Screen: Displaying the Moving Image, 1926-1942 (Columbia University Press, 2019)

Stephanie Oliver

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022

Film Festival Review


Of People and Giants: The 74° Locarno Film Festival

Of People and Giants: The 74° Locarno Film Festival

Pascal M. Cicchetti

2022-06-23 Volume 46 • Issue 1 • 2022