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Tag Archives: Alexander Sokurov’s “Russian Ark”

ACTION! CUT?? PART 1

“FILM IS TRUTH 24 times a second,” French film director Jean-Luc Godard said, “and every cut is a lie.” Given this, almost all films are filled with falsity: They’re formed … Continue reading

January 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

FROM LENINGRAD WITH LOVE, OR AT LEAST WITH DIALECTICAL MATERIALISM

GUIDEBOOKS CAN provide more than details of locale; they may also offer directions to thought. Certainly my Leningrad Guide, 1930, is such an example. Published within two decades of the … Continue reading

June 27, 2016 · 1 Comment