Tag Archives: Cinema
Review of the new bio-memoir, Room to Dream, written by David Lynch and Krisitine McKenna. “For the past forty somewhat years, David Lynch has dreamscaped a long day’s journey into night, taking audiences on a hallucinated tour through the underworld … Continue reading
Tinder, how tongues snake flames to debut summer’s flick– Burn Slow While Kissing.
(Review of The Passion of Joan of Arc, the silent film classic, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary.) Celebrating its 90th anniversary, Dreyer’s film remains starkly modern in its composition and complexion, fixed in an otherworldly and hallucinogenic present. Jean Cocteau … Continue reading
Succubus to self, modeling Salome, dance of the seven deadly veils, thinned, to bare pleasure, and visitation rites.
Committing arson, five-alarm siren on screen– Louise Brooks, how you burned.
Men, who took the fall, to keep the world in stitches– Clowning achievement. (Film still from Limelight, the only film in which Chaplin and Keaton appeared together).
She, the heroine, in the still of her own life– Christ, how far to go? (Photo by Cindy Sherman)
Survivors bible, How to Fall and Get Back Up– In slapstick we trust.
The ongoing rabble and cinematic narrative in my mind is finding how nourishing and full and tender the heart can grow steeped in silence alone.