Posts Tagged: Nick Rombes
There are other odd, improbable, tenuous connections, as if Hangsaman had a secret way of speaking to (or through) other artifacts beyond its time....more
“Curled delicately, its oil having spread out in a bloom across the pages, the hair is part of a human body in a book about numbered bodies, enslaved and free, the insane, the married and unmarried, the ones with terrible secrets, the somnambulists, the literate and the ones for whom printed words exist only as abstractions…”...more
Emily understands already that looking through the microscope has changed her, reaffirmed what she always felt: that the visible world is not as it appears… To look inward, at the smallest of things—this is what novels do. And now microscopes....more
On June 27, 2011 the Supreme Court of the United States struck down a California law that would have banned the sale or rental of violent video games to minors...more
In those days, the only way to see David Lynch’s early, short films was to start or join a film club, pool resources, and rent them from some place like Facets in Chicago....more
Rumpus columnist Nick Rombes’ shot-by-shot breakdown of Blue Velvet has officially begun.
The breakdown is happening in a trifecta of weekly blog posts for Filmmaker Magazine, 47-second increments of the film detailed in cinematic analysis. Scott Macaulay introduces the project, lauding Rombes’ impressive undertaking and the DVD player for making pausing film feasible....more