Publications: Articles in Academic Journals

Todd Berliner. “Expect the Expected: Aesthetics of Planting and Payoff.” Narrative 28.2 (forthcoming May 2020). Print.

Todd Berliner. “Expect the Unexpected: Psycho and the Types of Planting and Payoff.” Style 53.1: 105-131 (2019). Print.


Todd Berliner, “Legally Independent: The Exhibition of Independent Art Films.” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television (2017). DOI: 10.1080/01439685.2017.1285148. Print.

Todd Berliner and Dale J. Cohen. “The Illusion of Continuity: Active Perception and the Classical Editing System.” Journal of Film and Video 63.1 (2011): 44-63. Print.

Todd Berliner. “Killing the Writer: Movie Dialogue Conventions and John Cassavetes.” Maske und Kothurn: Internationale Beiträge zur Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft, 55.4 (2010): 79-93. Print.

Todd Berliner and Philip Furia. “The Sounds of Silence: Songs in Hollywood Films since the 1960s.” Style 36.1 (2002): 19-35. Print.

Todd Berliner. “The Pleasures of Disappointment: Sequels and The Godfather, Part II.” Journal of Film and Video, 53.2-3 (2001): 107-123. Print. Selection reprinted in The Pop Culture Zone, ed. Allison Smith, Trixie Smith, Stacia Watkins (Boston: Wadsworth, 2009), 204-11. Print.

Todd Berliner. “The Genre Film as Booby Trap: 1970s Genre Bending and The French Connection.” Cinema Journal 40.3 (2001): 25-46. Print.

Todd Berliner. “Hollywood Movie Dialogue and the ‘Real Realism’ of John Cassavetes.” Film Quarterly 52.3 (1999): 2-16. Print.


Publications: Chapters in Academic Books

Todd Berliner. “Hollywood Storytelling and Aesthetic Pleasure.” Psychocinematics: Exploring Cognition at the Movies. Ed. Arthur Shimamura. New York: Oxford UP, 2013. 195-213. Print.

Todd Berliner. “Killing the Writer: Movie Dialogue Conventions and John Cassavetes.” Film Dialogue. Ed. Jeff Jaeckle. London: Wallflower, 2013. Print.

Todd Berliner. “Visual Absurdity in Raging Bull.Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull”: A Cambridge Film Handbook. Ed. Kevin Hayes. New York: Cambridge UP, 2005. 41-68. Print.


Publications: Non-refereed Articles and Book Chapters (Selected)

Todd Berliner. “John Cassavetes’s Debut.” Rev. of Criterion Company DVDs of Shadows and Faces. Film International 7.4 (2009): 61-63. Print.

Todd Berliner. “Todd Berliner Focuses on the Cinematic Side of Hanoi.” To Vietnam with Love: A Travel Guide for the Connoisseur. Ed. Kim Fay. San Francisco: ThingsAsian, 2008. 102-03. Print.

Todd Berliner. Rev. of John Cassavetes: Five Films. Criterion Collection DVD Box Set. Film International 17.5 (2005): 58-59. Print.

Todd Berliner. Rev. of Cassavetes on Cassavetes by Ray Carney. Quarterly Review of Film and Video 20.4 (2003). 292-95. Print.