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  • 1 Dept. of English, Theatre, Film & Media, University of Manitoba, Canada brenda.austin-smith@umanitoba.ca
  • 2 School of Communication and Arts, The University of Queensland, Australia m.cipa@uq.edu.au
  • 3 Cinema and Media Studies, York University, Canada temenuga@yorku.ca
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Andrew Klevan, Aesthetic Evaluation and Film (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018), 256 pp, $22.95 (paperback). ISBN: 978-1784991258.

Mario Slugan, Noël Carroll and Film: A Philosophy of Art and Popular Culture (New York: Bloomsbury Academic), xi +218 pp., $103.50 (hardback), ISBN: 978-1-78831-229-5.

Wheatley, Catherine, Stanley Cavell and Film: Scepticism and Self-Reliance at the Cinema. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019, vi +307 pp., $118 (hardback), ISBN: 9781350113220.

Contributor Notes

Brenda Austin-Smith is Professor and Head of the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media at the University of Manitoba. Among her research interests are cult film, emotion and spectatorship, and film performance. Email: Brenda.Austin-Smith@umanitoba.ca.

Matthew Cipa lectures in Film and Television Studies in the School of Communication and Arts at The University of Queensland, Australia, where he completed his PhD in 2020. His doctoral research examined how metaphysical concepts are artistically transformed through stylistic form and narrative across a range of films and television programs and are made sensible to spectators via the aesthetic experiences such works offer. Email: m.cipa@uq.edu.au

Temenuga Trifonova is Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at York University and author of The Figure of the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2020), Warped Minds: Cinema and Psychopathology (Amsterdam UP, 2014), The Image in French Philosophy (Rodopi, 2007), and editor/contributor of Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime (Routledge, 2017) and European Film Theory (Routledge, 2008). Email: temenuga@yorku.ca

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The Journal for Movies and Mind

  • Ffrench, Patrick. 2019. Roland Barthes and Film: Myth, Eroticism and Poetics. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

  • Smith, Alison. 2020. Georges Didi-Huberman and Film: The Politics of the Image. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

  • Wheatley, Catherine. 2019. Stanley Cavell and Film: Scepticism and Self-Reliance at the Cinema. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

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