2017

L’ART DE L’OXYMORE / Trafic (issue 103); pp. 114-118 / September 2017 / [FR]
French translation by Jean-Luc Mengus of my text on Alain Resnais’ Life of Riley (2014), originally published in the Blu-ray booklet edited by Eureka/Masters of Cinema.

FOREPLAYS #4: LES FEUX DE LA MER / MUBI Notebook / September 2017/ [EN]
Second entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On Jean Epstein’s Les Feux de la Mer (1948).

THE THINKING MACHINE #11: FRAMING FITZ’S APARTMENT / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / September 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay exploring the use of the main setting in Ulli Lommel The Tenderness of Wolves (1973).

THE THINKING MACHINE #10: RESONANCES / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / August 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on Raúl Ruiz’s City of Pirates (1983) and Time Regained (1999).

FOREPLAYS #3: DEATH AND DEVIL / MUBI Notebook / August 2017 / [EN]
Third entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On Peter Nestler’s Death and Devil (2009).

PROXIMITY / Co-author: Adrian Martin / MUBI Notebook / August 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay + text on Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Creepy (2016).

THE BROTHERHOOD OF OPALE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / MUBI Notebook / August 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay + text on Jean-Louis Barrault’s performance as Opale in The Testament of Dr. Cordelier (Jean Renoir, 1959) and his cinematic brotherhood.

FOREPLAYS #2: GASMAN / MUBI Notebook / July 2017 / [EN]
Second entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On Lynne Ramsay’s Gasman (1998).

THE THINKING MACHINE #9: THE SEA SPEAKS / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / June 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on the breton films by Jean Epstein.

LAS JUGADAS #3: ALMAS DESNUDAS
/ Transit / Junio 2017 / [ES]
Tercera entrega de la serie ‘Las Jugadas’. Análisis de una escena de Almas desnudas (Max Ophüls, 1949).
THE MOVES #3: THE RECKLESS MOMENT / Transit / June 2017 / [EN]
Third entry in the series ‘The Moves’. Analysis of a scene from Max Ophüls’ The Reckless Moment (1949).

FUGITIVE PIECES / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Sight and Sound, vol. 27, no. 7; pp. 40-42 / July 2017/ [EN]
Article on Philippe Garrel.

FOREPLAYS #1: THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL TIME / MUBI Notebook / June 2017 / [EN]
First entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On Walerian Borowczyk’s The Greatest Love of All Time (1978).

THE THINKING MACHINE #8: PLUMBING / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / May 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on one scene of Ernst Lubitsch Cluny Brown (1946). 

50 DIRECTORAS DEL SIGLO XXI: CLAIRE DENIS / Caimán. Cuadernos de cine, nº60 (111), p. 27 / Mayo 2017 / [ES]
Breve entrada sobre Claire Denis incluída en el especial dedicado a mujeres directoras.

WALKERS: A MOTIF IN PHILIPPE GARREL / Co-author: Adrian Martin / MUBI Notebook / May 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay + text exploring the variations of a recurring motif in Garrel’s cinema: walking.

WRAPPED IN PLASTICITY: TWIN PEAKS / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Sight & Sound / April 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay about the handling of Laura Palmer’s traces in the first season of Twin Peaks.

THE THINKING MACHINE #7: THE HOLY FAMILY / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / April 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay exploring the similarities between Le Révélateur (Philippe Garrel, 1968) and The Grandmother (David Lynch, 1970).

ELLE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Sight and Sound, vol.27, no. 4; p. 78 / April 2017 / [EN]
Review of Paul Verhoeven’s Elle (2016).

THE THINKING MACHINE #6: PIECES OF SPACES / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / March 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay exploring the relations between The Entity (Sidney J. Furie, 1982) and Outer Space (Peter Tscherkassky, 1999).

WHAT IS AN ICEBERG? / MUBI Notebook / March 2017 / [EN]
Analysis of the opening minutes of Transe (Teresa Villaverde, 2006).

ISABELLE HUPPERT: THE ABSENT ONE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / The Third Rail, issue 10 / March 2017/ [EN]
Text about Isabelle Huppert’s acting style.

“I FURROW MY OWN FILM INSIDE THOSE I PASS THROUGH”: ISABELLE HUPPERT / Co-author: Adrian Martin / The Third Rail, issue 10 / March 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay about Isabelle Huppert’s acting style.

WATER AND STONE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Kino Lorber / March 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay for the Lovers On The Bridge DVD/Blu-ray released by Kino Lorber. Originally published at MUBI Notebook.

A RESPONSE TO JESSICA MCGOFF’S “TEXT VS. CONTEXT”: UNDERSTANDING THE VIDEO ESSAY LANDSCAPE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / March 2017 / [EN]

THE RERUN / Co-author: Adrian Martin / The Music / March 2017 / [EN]
Music video for Underground Lovers’ “The Rerun”.

ALMOST SINGING, ALMOST DANCING / Co-author: Adrian Martin / MUBI Notebook / March 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay + text on Chantal Akerman’s Tomorrow We Move (2014).

THE THINKING MACHINE #5: ONE HELL OF A RIDE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / February 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006) and Smiley Face (Gregg Araki, 2007).

THE WORLD AND ITS IMAGE: THE BLUE ANGEL / Co-author: Adrian MartinMUBI Notebook / February 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay + text on Josef von Sternberg’s The Blue Angel (1930).

NOUS AUSSI, ON VEUT DES ROSES / Carlotta / February 2017 / [FR]
French translation of my text on Immoral Tales (1974) and The Beast (1975) for the ‘WALERIAN BOROWCZYK’ DVD/Blu-ray box set released by Carlotta.

FANTASMAGORIE DE L’INTÉRIEUR / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Carlotta / February 2017 / [FR]
French version of our audiovisual essay on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (1981) for the ‘WALERIAN BOROWCZYK’ DVD/Blu-ray box set released by Carlotta.

ENTREVISTA: POÉTICAS DEL ENSAYO AUDIOVISUAL / Correspondencias. Cine y pensamiento, nº. 00 / Febrero 2017 / [ES]
Entrevista sobre ensayos audiovisuales + selección de piezas propias.

WRITING IN IMAGES AND SOUNDS / Co-author: Adrian MartinSydney Review of Books / February 2017 / [EN]
Text on audiovisual essays with case studies.

MELTING POT [Authors’ title: LETTERS FROM AN UNKNOWN WOMAN] / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Sight and Sound, vol. 27, no. 2; pp. 62-63 / February 2017 / [EN]
Text about the films of Rita Azevedo Gomes.

INTERVIEW: [CÁL] / Silent Frame / January 2017 / [EN]
Brief interview for Silent Frame, a website devoted to the art of discovery, where I recommend some favourite artworks.

THE THINKING MACHINE #4: WISH I HAD A RIVER / Co-author: Adrian Martin / De Filmkrant / January 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on a scene in Partie de campagne (Jean Renoir, 1936).

RELAY: A TAKE IN MIKLÓS JANCSÓ’S ‘THE RED AND THE WHITE’ / Co-author: Adrian Martin / MUBI Notebook / January 2017 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay + text on a long take from The Red and The White (1967).

HAUNTED MEMORY / Co-author: Adrian Martin / BFI / January 2017/ [EN]
Audiovisual essay on the films of Víctor Erice, originally published at Sight and Sound, included in the BFI DVD/Blu-ray of El Sur (1983).

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