Volume 6, Issue 2

November 2009


Barker, Martin (Joint Editor). Editorial Introduction

Special Edition

Hollinshead, Ailsa (Guest Editor – Special Edition). Special Issue Introduction

Anderson, Louise. Postcards from the edge: the untidy realities of working with older cinema audiences, distant memories and newsreels

McIver, Glen. Liverpool’s Rialto: Remembering the Romance

Mackenzie, Kathryn et al. In Search of an Audience: Lindsay Anderson’s Britannia Hospital

Krämer, Peter. ‘Dear Mr. Kubrick’: Audience Responses to 2001: A Space Odyssey in the Late 1960s

Boyle, Karen. Attractions and distractions: Mums, babies and ‘early’ cinemagoing

Leder, Kerstin. ‘I just don’t think I could sit through [Jurassic Park or The Texas Chainsaw Massacre]’: Films as Cultural and Emotional Measures

Arthurs, Jane. Brands, Markets and Charitable Ethics: MTV’s EXIT Campaign


Biron, Dean. Betwixt and Between: Musical Taste Patterns and Audience Mobility

Church, David. Of Manias, Shit, and Blood: The Reception of Salò as a ‘Sick Film’

Evans, Elizabeth et al. Boxed Out: Visually Impaired Audiences, Audio Description and the Cultural Value of the Television Image

Griffiths, Merris. Small Town on the Big Screen: The Edge of Love and the Local Experience


Austin, Thomas. Watching the World: Screen Documentary and Audiences.  Manchester University Press (2007). ISBN: 0719076897, £50 hc.

Goldstein, Phillip & James L. Machor (eds.). New Directions in American Reception Study.  Oxford University Press (2008). ISBN 978-0-19-532087-9, pp. 379

Napier, Susan J. From Impressionism to Anime: Japan as Fantasy and Fan Cult in the Mind of the West.  Palgrave Macmillan (2007). ISBN-13: 978-1-4039-6214-0, ISBN-10: 1-4039-6214-6, pp. 258, £45 hc.

Pomerance, Murray. The Horse Who Drank The Sky: Film Theory Beyond Narrative and Theory.  Rutgers University Press (2008). ISBN: 978-0-8135-4327-7, pp. 257, £61.50 hc. £24.50 pb. 

Plantinga, Carl. Moving Viewers: American Film and the Spectator’s Experience.  University of California Press (2009). ISBN: 978-0-520-25696-5, 280pp, £41.95 hc. £16.95 pb.

Weinstock, Jeffrey. The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Wallflower Press (2007) Cultographies: Series Editors: Ernest Mathijs and Jamie Sexton, ISBN: 978-1-905674-50-3 (pbk), pp. 132