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The Sense of an Ending – en kardinalscene i Halt and Catch Fire

EN SCENES ANATOMI. Tricia Brock har skabt en af de mest rørende og kunstnerisk interessante scener i nyere amerikansk tv-historie. Scenen er taget fra den ofte oversete, men kritikerroste tv-serie Halt and Catch Fire (AMC, 2014-2017). I denne artikel går Andreas Halskov dybere ned i denne kardinalscene. Spoiler Alert.

Showrunner-effekten

FEATURE. Hvad er det afgørende, når en tv-serie genindspilles? Er det kultur? Den nye kanal? Nej, det er showrunner-effekten, mener Lynge Stegger Gemzøe, der i denne feature stiller skarpt på de amerikanske genindspilninger af Forbrydelsen, Broen og Nikolaj og Julie.

Flydende frygt: vandets funktion i It Follows, Don’t Look Now og Dark Water

FEATURE. De tre moderne gyserklassikere It Follows, Don´t Look Now og Dark Water har det til fælles, at vand får en vigtig, symbolsk rolle. Med dem som udgangspunkter dykker Peter Raagaard ned under overfladen og undersøger, hvilken rolle vand spiller i gysergenren.

Spring ikke introen over: The Jinx’ titelsekvens

EN SCENES ANATOMI. Hvor tit trykker du på “SPRING INTRO OVER”, når du streamer? Dorte Granild prøver i denne uges sceneanatomi af titelsekvensen til The Jinx at vise, hvorfor du IKKE skal gøre det. Artiklen udspringer af arbejdet med en længere artikel om true crime-genren til den kommende 16:9-bog Streaming for viderekomne.

Leths stilistiske (im)perfektion: 66 scener fra Amerika

ET BILLEDES ANATOMI. Jørgen Leth nåede for nylig sit største publikum nogensinde idet en berømt scene med Andy Warhol fra Leths 66 scener fra Amerika blev brugt i Burger Kings reklame i Super Bowls halftime-show. I denne billedanatomi ser Mathias Bonde Korsgaard nærmere på netop 66 scener fra Amerika og især en kamerabevægelse der slet ikke burde være der.

Road to Nowhere: Stuck on the Freeway in Los Angeles

VIDEO-ESSAY. The freeway is the icon by which Los Angeles is described. But it is also associated with identity crisis and lonely souls in an endless traffic jam. In this audiovisual essay, Jan Oxholm explores the dramatic use of the Los Angeles freeway in Hollywood cinema and arthouse films dealing with urban alienation.

Echoes of the Past: Popular Music and Nostalgia in Modern Television Drama

VIDEO-ESSAY. Referring to modern drama series like Stranger Things, The Americans and Show Me a Hero, Andreas Halskov explores the connections between nostalgia and period-specific popular music, arguing that nostalgic pop- and rock-scores illustrate a tendency in modern society and television. A trend that television networks and on-demand services try to monetize, more or less strategically.

“We Are Americans” – anmeldelse af Us

FILMANMELDELSE. Us. Jordan Peele havde overraskende stor succes med sin spillefilmsdebut, Get Out, der udforskede aktuelle raceudfordringer i USA med både gys og humor. Nu kommer den svære opfølger i form af Us, der har Lupita Nyong’o i spidsen for et cast, der må konfrontere deres onde tvillinger i en kamp på liv og død. Magnus Corvus anmelder.

En hyldest til det uperfekte: Lady Bird

FILMANMELDELSE. Greta Gerwigs instruktørdebut, Lady Bird, er en klassisk coming of age-fortælling, der udforsker den vanskelige overgang fra barn til voksen med alt hvad det indebærer af drømme, håb, frygt og frustrationer. Filmen har stærkt fokus på de kvindelige karakterer med den glimrende Saoirse Ronan i titelrollen og et kompliceret mor-datter-forhold som omdrejningspunkt.

Giv den mand en Oscar

FILMANMELDELSE. The Shape of Water er måske ikke den mexicanske Guillermo del Toros bedste film, men den er en stærk contender i årets Oscar-opløb. Ikke mindst pga. sit visuelle udtryk og sin tematiske aktualitet. Søren Søberg Poulsen anmelder.

Theatrical Transcendence: Mizoguchi, Noh Theatre and Film Style

IN ENGLISH. Kenji Mizoguchi remains as one of Japan’s most accomplished filmmakers. His work called upon a number of influences, not just from his cinematic peers, but also from his own culture. One such influence which was prevalent throughout his life as a director was the Japanese theatre, particularly traditional noh theatre which was used as both a stylistic and narrative device. In our latest article, Paul Spicer explores this relationship by examining two of his most important works of the 1950s.

The Saga of the Star Wars Soundtrack Album Overture: On Forty Years of Reconception, Deconstruction, Suppression and Restoration

IN ENGLISH. For more than 40 years, John Williams's Star Wars main title music has remained one of our most popular pieces of symphonic film music. This is the story of its very first recording, used in the film and on the soundtrack album. Subjected to reconception, deconstruction, suppression and restoration, this the most celebrated recording has led a surprisingly eventful commercial career.

“It all begins with the story”: An Interview with Tim Hunter

INTERVIEW. Tim Hunter is an esteemed film and TV director who began his career as a writer of independent movies, before going on to become one of the most famous episode directors in American television. 16:9 met him in Los Angeles for a talk about his career, about the film and television industries, about his predilection for stories and film history and about the changes in the mediascape. Fittingly, the interview is lengthy, inclusive and anecdotal, forming a sort of double feature that tells the small story of one director and writer in Hollywood and a larger story of Hollywood itself and the changes in the industry.