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Film Reviews & Citations

  • MacDonald, Scott. Adventures of Perception: Cinema as Exploration: Essays/Interviews. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2009.
  • MacDonald, Scott. The Garden in the Machine: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 2001. Extended discussion of Sky Blue Water Light Sign, Print Generation, and Horicon.
  • Phillips, William H. Film: An Introduction. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 1999. Print Generation is represented and discussed on pp. 341–343.
  • Cook, David A. Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Shadow of Watergate and Vietnam 1970 – 1979. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1999.
  • MacDonald, Scott. "Ten (Alternative) Films and Videos on American Nature." In Isle: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Vol. 6.1, Winter 1999, 1–14. Two films, Sky Blue Water Light Sign and In Progress, are discussed in this article.
  • MacDonald, Scott. "The Garden in the Machine: Two American Avant-Garde Films and the Nineteenth-Century Visual Arts," in Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Vol. 22, edited by Jack Salzman. Cambridge University Press, 1998. Lengthy discussion of Sky Blue Water Light Sign, pages 239–262.
  • Small, Edward S. Direct Theory: Experimental Film as Major Genre. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1995.
  • Thompson, Kristin and David Bordwell. Film History: An Introduction. New York: McGraw Hill, Inc., 1994.
  • Peterson, James. Dreams of Chaos, Visions of Order. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1994. Bordwell, David and Kristin Thompson. Film Art. New York: McGraw Hill, 1993.
  • MacDonald, Scott. Avant-Garde Film Motion Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
  • James, David E. Allegories of Cinema. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.
  • MacDonald, Scott. A Critical Cinema. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988.
  • Andrew, Dudley. Concepts in Film Theory. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.
  • Heath, Stephen. Questions of Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984.
  • Fell, John. A History of Films. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979.
  • The New York Times; The Village Voice; The Soho Weekly News; KPFA-FM (San Francisco); The Berkeley Barb; Sight and Sound; Artforum; Studio International; Art Press; Ecran; Telecine; Cinema 75; Der Tagesspiegel; Spandauer Volksblatt; Cinemedia Newsletter; Idiolects; Buffalo Evening News; Film Quarterly; Parachute; Afterimage; Milwaukee Journal; Screen; Wide Angle; Isthmus; The Capital Times; Wisconsin State Journal; City Pages; Taz; The Independent; Frauen und Film.
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