CineAction has been publishing continuously since 1985. We feature essays and reviews by film critics and scholars and we cover a wide range of filmmaking – classic and contemporary popular film, third world cinema, political documentary and experimental film and video. Based in Toronto, we often focus on Canada and Quebec cinema, but also look at films all over the world, from Asia to Hollywood. CineAction is published by a non-profit corporation. We are funded by subscription and newsstand revenues and by annual grants for periodicals from the Canada Council.  


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Editorial:  THE LAST ISSUE   –   Susan  Morrison 

End(ing) Notes:

–  Florence Jacobowitz

–  Richard Lippe

– Scott Forsyth


Thirty Years on Film:

Dominant Tendencies of 80s Hollywood Revisited Thirty Years Later   –   Robert Alpert

From Film School to Film’s Cool: A Manifesto   –    Jean-Pierre Geuens

What Ever Happened to Hollywood?   –   Richard Rushton & Gary Bettinson

Identity & the Politics of(Self) Representation: Women in Chinese Cinema 1985-2015   –  Jinhua L i


Close Readings Plus:

The Ideological Train to Globalization: Bong Joon-ho’s The Host & Snowpiercer   –   Brandon Taylor

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