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Comparative Analysis

Volume 26, Issue 3-4 / March–April 2022

This double month issue places a focus on an exciting new research project by Brian D. McKenna on the speculative conjoining of two titans of science-fiction cinema, 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and Solaris (1971).

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  • Monica Vitti (1931-Feb. 2, 2022)

    February 3rd

    The great actress Monica Vitti died at the age of 90 on Feb 2, 2022 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Vitti burst onto the International film scene as the muse of one of Italy’s greatest ever filmmakers Michelangelo Antonioni, as… Read more →

  • Sidney Poiter, dies at age 94, on Jan. 6, 2022

    January 8th

    Sidney Poiter stood tall amongst his acting peers, not only for his immeasurable talents but, as noted by Wesley Morris in his excellent NYT obit, his talents up against the stresses and roadblocks of race during his lifetime. Poiter’s greatest… Read more →

  • RIP Peter Bogdanovich (1939-Jan 6, 2022)

    January 6th

    I heard of his death from a student today right at the start of the class, and my first image was of a forever young Peter Bogdanovich. For some reason I could not think of him as an old man,… Read more →

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