Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media is a refereed, peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting aspects of current and past entertainment media. The journal is published by the Screen Studies Program, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne.

Current Issue

Volume 22, 2013


1. Passing Time and Ruin:  Michael Richards and the Afterlife of Performance in  Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – Elliott Logan

2. Asian Extreme, Tokyo Gore, and Sushi Typhoon: Selling Eastern Violence to Western Audiences -  Jessica Hughes

3. The Power Girls Before Girl Power: 1980s Toy-Based Girl Cartoons – Katia Perea

4. Hyperreality with Tentacles: David Cronenberg, Memes, and Mutations – David Faust

5. Off-screen: the liminal dimension of the cinematic image – Cristiano Dalpozzo




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