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Questions of Authorship

Some Comments on David Bordwell’s Narration in the Fiction Film

Paisley Livingston

that do not square well with the explanations proposed by Laborit in the embedded interviews. Instead, the quotations of scenes from old French films are meant to inflect our understanding of the characters in another direction, the key idea being that

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Ivan Mozzhukhin’s Acting Style

Beyond the Kuleshov Effect

Johannes Riis

A major star of prerevolutionary Russian cinema and French cinema in the 1920s, Ivan Mozzhukhin will always be associated with a lost experiment from around 1920 carried out by Russian film director Lev Kuleshov. The purported result of the

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The Aesthetics of Boredom

Slow Cinema and the Virtues of the Long Take in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Emre Çağlayan

a sound movement, … a dialectic: the quest for truth in a concrete and common expression, where it is innocently at work,” said the French director Bruno Dumont, another important but often overlooked figure of slow cinema. For Dumont, “the discovery

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Philip Cowan

critical impact of Best Years . He claims it “became a touchstone in the evolution of French criticism and provoked one of the most penetrating critical essays in film history” (1974: 271). Bazin makes the point that Best Years has more consistency in

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Brendan Rooney, Hanna Kubicka, Carl Plantinga, James Kendrick, and Johannes Riis

Peter French’s Cowboy Metaphysics: Ethics and Death in Westerns (1997). Against this background we can consider Robert Sinnerbrink’s welcome contribution to the discussion, Cinematic Ethics: Exploring Ethical Experience through Film . Sinnerbrink is a

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Ted Nannicelli

fully affords an experience of the work than an instance of the other. (Maybe this is the case with The Immortal Story in English and French.) In the vast majority of typical cases, however, the upshot of creative activity in the cinema is the

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Mario Slugan

of Classical Film Theory . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Carroll , Noël . 2008 . The Philosophy of Motion Pictures . Malden, MA : Blackwell . Cortade , Ludovic . 2010 . “ Cinema across Fault Lines: Bazin and the French School

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What Does It Mean to Be an Ecological Filmmaker?

Knut Erik Jensen’s Work as Eco-Auteur

Mette Hjort

, best appreciated in the manner of a landscape painting, and thus the Claude glass, a tinted mirror named after the seventeenth-century French painter, Claude Lorrain, was advocated as essential equipment for anyone seeking to appreciate nature

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Catalin Brylla and Mette Kramer 7 . 8 . References Austin , Thomas . 2007

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Philip J. Hohle

, Character Liking, and Moral Disengagement .” Mass Communication and Society 16 ( 2 ): 179 – 199 . 10.1080/15205436.2012.690926 Lowery , Edward . 1985 . The Filmology Movement and Film Study in France . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Research