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Issue: 15.1 : Spring / Printemps : 2006

Considering Canadian Television: Intersections, Missed Directions, Prospects for Textual Expansion by Peter Urquhart, Ira Wagman

A Small Life for the Small Screen: On the Cultural Phenomenon of the Sitcom La petite vie and the Critical Failure the Feature Ding et Dong, le film by André Loiselle

Eaton’s March Big Sale, the Pepsi Taste Test Patrol, and Other Television Commercials of Phillip Borsos by Blaine Allan

Ruling the Inner City: Television, Citizenship and King of Kensington by Sarah Matheson

Closet and Confessional: Television and Hybridity in Mambo Italiano by Murray Leeder

Review Essay: Film and Religion
The Hidden God: Film and Faith. Mary Lea Bandy and Antonio Monda, eds. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2003, 299 pp. Perspectives on The Passion of the Christ: Religious Thinkers and Writers Explore the Issues Raised by the Controversial Movie. New York: Miramax Books, 2004, 299 pp. John W. Martens. The End of the World: The Apocalyptic Imagination. Winnipeg: J. Gordon Shillingford, 2003, 267 pp. John Lyden. Film As Religion: Myths, Morals, and Rituals. New York: New York University Press, 2003, 287 pp. Gerard Loughlin. Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004, 306 pp. Paul Coates. Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy. Aldershot, England and Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing, 203, 217 pp.
Reviewed by Bart Testa

Review Essay: The Seen, the Heard, and the Read
Subtitles: On the Foreignness of Film. Atom Egoyan and Ian Balfour, eds. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press and Alphabet City Media, 2004, 532 pp.
Reviewed by Nataša Duroviová

Haidee Wasson. Museum Movies: The Museum of Modern Art and the Birth of Art Cinema. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2005, 314 pp.
Reviewed by Paul S. Moore

André Loiselle. Stage-Bound: Feature Film Adaptations of Canadian and Québécois Drama. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003, 260 pp.
Reviewed by Bruce Barton

Stanley Kubrick Drama and Shadows: Photographs 1945-1950 Rainer Crone, ed. London: Phaidon Press, 2005, 255 pp.
Reviewed by Phillipe Mather

Charles O’Brien. Cinema’s Conversion to Sound Technology and Film Style in France and the U.S. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005, 200 pp.
Reviewed by John W. Locke

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