Cinema 7


The seventh issue of Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, edited by Patrícia Silveirinha Castello Branco, is now available online. The contents may be consulted, read, and downloaded here:


“The Cinematic Life of the Figural: Mapping Shapes of Time in Terrence Malick’s The New World (2005)”, Gabriella Blasi (The University of Queensland)

“On Some Posthuman Motifs in Walter Benjamin: Mickey Mouse, Barbarism and Technological Innervation”, Daniel Mourenza (University of Leeds)

“Human/Cyborg/Alien/Friend: Postwar Ressentiment in Japanese Science Fiction and Posthuman Ethics in Kamen Rider Fourze”, Se Young Kim (University of Iowa)

“The Hard Technological Bodies of Elysium and Edge of Tomorrow”, Aaron Tucker (Ryerson University)

“Posthumanist Panic Cinema? The Films of Andrew Niccol”, Jon Baldwin (London Metropolitan University)

“Posthumanism in Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle: Autopoiesis and the ‘Hermetic State’”, Irina Chkaidze (University College London)

“Rediscovering our Humanity: How the Posthuman Noir Anime Darker Than Black Subverts the Tropes of Film Noir to Reaffirm a Humanist Agenda”, Maxine Gee (University of York)

“Zombie Cinema and the Anthropocene: Posthuman Agency and Embodiment at the End of the World”, Phillip McReynolds (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)


“Investigating Image and Gesture: Cinema and Agamben. Ethics, Biopolitics and the Moving Image”, Tom Lordan (Kingston University)

Seeing the Light: Exploring Ethics Through Movies”, A. G. Holdier (Colorado Technical University)

Philosophy and Blade Runner”, Keith Dromm (Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University)

“Mise-en-Scène and/Or Mise-en-Cadre?: Questions from the Book Post-Cinematic Theatre And Performance”, Cláudia Madeira (New University of Lisbon - NOVA)

Music, Performance, and the Realities of Film: Shared Concert Experiences in Screen Fiction”, Nick Poulakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)


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