THE POWER OF THE IMAGE | OR THE SURFACE OF THINGS

Films aren’t real; they’re completely constructed. All forms of film language are a choice, and none of it is the truth. With this film, we point out at the start that we’re aware of all this. We’re not using today’s conventions to portray what’s ‘real.’ What’s real is our emotions when we’re in the theater. If we don’t have feeling for the movie, then the movie isn’t good for us. If we do, then it’s real and moving and alive
Todd Haynes
On Far From Heaven

Corporate Cannibal

This is the video for Grace Jones’ “Corporate Cannibal” (which Steve Shaviro discusses in Post-Cinematic Affect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgMn2OJmx3w

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Southland Tales

Richard Kelly on “Southland Tales” Complete and Unedited. This is a great interview from reporter Abraham Riesman. Photos by Joshua Shultz. Read the Interview Here

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Pop Art

This is a very old post from an old blog for Thought and Image on Pop Art. It gives you a handy check-list of what

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