2018

THE THINKING MACHINE #18: SWIMMING IN WAGNER / Co-author: Adrian MartinDe Filmkrant / April 2018 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay that remixes three scenes — from L’age d’or (Luis Buñuel, 1930), Humoresque (Jean Negulesco, 1946), and A comédia de Deus (João César Monteiro, 1995 — that use of Richard Wagner’s ‘Liebestod’ from Tristan and Isolde.

FOREPLAYS #11: CEILINGMUBI Notebook / April 2018 / [EN]
Eleventh entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On Ceiling (Vera Chytilová, 1962).

I’M STILL THERE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Eureka-Masters of Cinema /  April 2018 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay (22 min.) on The Boys from Fengkuei (1983) included in the boxset  ‘EARLY HOU HSIAO-HSIEN: THREE FILMS 1980-1983’.

A SWEET LITTLE VILLAGE / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Eureka-Masters of Cinema / April 2018 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay (16 min.) on The Green, Green Grass of Home (1982) included in the boxset ‘EARLY HOU HSIAO-HSIEN: THREE FILMS 1980-1983’.

HAPPY NEW YEAR / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Eureka-Masters of Cinema / April 2018 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay (15 min.) on Cute Girl (1982) included in the boxset ‘EARLY HOU HSIAO-HSIEN: THREE FILMS 1980-1983’.

THE THINKING MACHINE #17: REMARKS ON THE FORMATION OF ABSTRACT SET THEORYCo-author: Adrian MartinDe Filmkrant / March 2018 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on Le Cercle Rouge (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1970).

CAPITALISM, OTHERNESS AND THE AMERICAN DREAM: THE IMMIGRANT / Screen Education, no. 89; pp. 122-128 / March 2018 / [EN]
Article on James Gray’s The Immigrant (2013).

FOREPLAYS #10: PASSEIO COM JOHNNY GUITAR / MUBI Notebook / March 2018 / [EN]
Tenth entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On Passeio com Johnny Guitar (João César Monteiro, 1995).

THE THINKING MACHINE #16: UP! Co-author: Adrian MartinDe Filmkrant / February 2018 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on the traumatic flashbacks in Suddenly, Last Summer (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1958) and The Legend of Lylah Clare (Robert Aldrich, 1968).

LOVER FOR A DAY / Co-author: Adrian Martin / Sight and Sound, vol. 28, no. 2; pp. 48-49 / February 2018 / [EN]
Review of Philippe Garrel’s Lover for a Day (2017).

FOREPLAYS #9: N OR NWMUBI Notebook / February 2018 / [EN]
Ninth entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On N or NW (Len Lye, 1937).

THE THINKING MACHINE #15: AT THAT VERY MOMENT / Co-author: Adrian MartinDe Filmkrant / January 2018 / [EN]
Audiovisual essay on Nosferatu (F. W. Murnau, 1922) and The Smiling Madame Beudet (Germaine Dulac, 1923).

FOREPLAYS #8: THE SMILING MADAME BEUDET / MUBI Notebook / January 2018 / [EN]
Eighth entry of a column devoted to under-seen short films of renowned directors. On The Smiling Madame Beudet (Germaine Dulac, 1923).

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