Godard in Wall-eyed 3D

IN ENGLISH. Godard’s 3D-film Adieu au langage (2014) shapes a new cinematic aesthetic of 3D that is decidedly non-immersive. Placing the film in the history of Godard’s cinema and in the history of 3D cinema, Mathias Bonde Korsgaard argues that the film at once points to a potential crisis of the 3D film as well as its radical artistic possibilities.

Hannibal’s Tasty Paradox

IN ENGLISH. Why do we rarely see him carry out the actual act of killing while we often get to see him eat a fancy dinner? Whenever the sadistic cannibal Hannibal Lecter enjoys another gourmet meal, this broadcast TV series displays culinary cannibalism with luxurious aesthetics that could rival most cooking shows. But why? Mads Møller Andersen analyzes the many appeals of NBC’s Hannibal and especially its food strategies.

Den komplekse Bond

FEATURE. Den nye James Bond-film, SPECTRE, tilbyder os som vanligt eksotiske locations, billedskønne kvinder og action af højeste kvalitet i selskab med agent 007. Men ved indlemningen af Daniel Craig i rollen som James Bond skete der samtidig en ændring af seriens fortællemæssige strategi, som nærmest er blevet overset i modtagelsen af filmene.

Vikinger, drug dealers og bitches

FEATURE. At HBOs storværk The Wire har litterære forbilleder er ikke nyt, men i denne uges 16:9-artikel føjer sagaforsker Pernille Hermann ny viden til feltet. For de to tekstuniversers tematiske fællesmængde er overraskende fyldig.