Joe Tompkins
Joe is an assistant professor of Communication Arts at Allegheny College where he teaches courses in film and critical media studies. You can find out more about his work on this website, or feel free to email him with any inquires at

Doyle Greene
Doyle (Mickey) Greene is an independent scholar who has written several books and articles on film, TV, and popular music. His primary focus is ideology critique of American popular culture and mass culture. Here is a link to his author page at McFarland Publishing. His email is

Walter Metz
Walter Metz is a Professor in the Department of Cinema and Photography at Southern Illinois University, where he teaches film, television, and literary history, theory, and criticism. He is the author of three books: Engaging Film Criticism: Film History and Contemporary American Cinema (2004), Bewitched (2007), and Gilligan’s Island (2012). His website, "Walter's World" is located at Please e-mail him at

Assistant Editor

Khara Lukancic
Khara Lukancic is a doctoral student in Mass Communication and Media Arts and Graduate Student Instructor Support at the Center of Teaching Excellence at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Her research interests collide film and television criticism, horror studies, geography, and learning science. She's published a number of scholarly book chapters and academic book and film reviews. Her email is

Founding Editor

Lloyd Michaels, Allegheny College (retired)

Book Review Editor

Alice Leppert, Ursinus College

Film & TV Review Editor

Walter C. Metz, Southern Illinois University

Film Festival Review Editor

Gerd Gemünden, Darthmouth College

Editorial Board

Dudley Andrew, Yale University

Kevin D. Ball, Wayne State University

Jay Beck, Carleton College

Christine Becker, University of Notre Dame

Caetlin Benson-Allott, University of Oklahoma

Sheri Chinen Biesen, Rowan University

Steven Alan Carr, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Daniel Chamberlain, Occidental College

Shelley Cobb, University of Southampton

Timothy Corrigan, University of Pennsylvania

Michael DeAngelis, DePaul University

Ofer Eliaz, Ohio University

Dan Flory, Montana State University

Rosalind Galt, King's College

Gerd Gemünden, Dartmouth College

Catherine Grant, University of Sussex

Doyle Greene, Independent Scholar

Hollis Griffin, Denison University

Stephen Groening, University of Washington

Andrew Horton, University of Oklahoma

Selmin Kara, OCAD University

Amanda Ann Klein, East Carolina University

Alice Lovejoy, University of Minnesota

Jean Ma, Stanford University

Jason McGrath, University of Minnesota

Charles Maland, University of Tennessee

Walter Metz, Southern Illinois University

Linda Mokdad, St. Olaf College

Daniel Morgan, University of Chicago

Diane Negra, University College Dublin

Michael Newman, University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee

Niels Niessen, University of Toronto

Bjorn Nordfjord, St. Olaf College

Allen Redmon, Texas A&M University—Central Texas

Elizabeth Reich, University of Pittsburgh

Richard Rushton, Lancaster University

Sara Saljoughi, University of Toronto

Avi Santo, Old Dominion University

Karl Schoonover, University of Warwick

Steven Shaviro, Wayne State University

Janet Staiger, University of Texas—Austin

Michael Stewart, Queen Margaret University

Constantine Verevis, Monash University

Kristen Whissel, University of California—Berkeley

James Prakash Younger, Trinity College