That Intense Lyricism: A Brief History of Slovak Cinema From Its...

IN ENGLISH. Czech and Slovak film are often seen as two sides of the same coin, but Slovak cinema actually has a unique tradition in its own right, and a Slovak aesthetic or sensibility has evolved since the earliest days of its cinematic history. Nicholas Hudac takes us through the early history of Slovak cinema, trying to pinpoint the defining features of Slovak film while placing it in a cultural and historical perspective.

Hvem springer Hollywood for? Om Kina som filmmagt

FEATURE. Hvorfor har USA brug for Kinas hjælp til at redde verden, og hvorfor drikker amerikanske skuespillere kinesisk langtidsholdbar mælk i biografmørket? Sophie H. Krogh forklarer, hvorfor Kina som det næststørste filmmarked i verden har så stor indflydelse på Hollywood og den globale filmproduktion.

Skeletter i maskinen

FEATURE. De digitale film-teknologier er styrtet frem siden starten af dette århundrede, men betyder det, at det analoge blot var en periode, der nu er slut, og at mediet er blevet post-filmisk? Kasper Lauritzen undersøger, hvordan denne forestilling findes i filmkulturen i dag, og hvorfor det er vigtigt at være bevidst om de gamle teknologier.

Touching the Colour and Sound of Your Body’s Tears: Affect...

IN ENGLISH. The original cycle of giallo films were infamous for their scenes of murder presented in lurid and graphic detail. Although dismissed at the time as exemplifying the traits of ‘bad’ filmmaking, these films have since become highly influential. Lindsay Hallam argues that the neo-giallo focuses less on recreating a giallo narrative, and more on evoking sensory responses through vivid colour schemes, psychedelic soundtracks, and visceral imagery.

Troen og skæbnens mysterier i Friedkins film Part 1: The Exorcist

FEATURE. Det Danske Filmakademi tildelte i 2014 William Friedkin en Lifetime Achievement Award. I den forbindelse reflekterede instruktøren over sine kunstneriske sejre og nederlag og løftede sløret for den tematik, der har optaget ham allermest: Troen og skæbnens mysterium. Christian Voldborg Andersen kaster her lys over hans udforskning af troens mysterium i The Exorcist.