Monthly Archives: September 2018

Editing, or the False Movements in Dario Argento’s Suspiria (1977)


IMAGE 1.A film operates through what it withdraws from the visible. The image is first cut from the visible.” 


IMAGE 2. “Movement is held up, suspended, inverted, arrested.


IMAGE 3. “Cutting is more essential than presence—not only through the effect of editing, but already, from the start, both by framing and by the controlled purge of the visible.


IMAGE 4. “It is of absolute importance that the flowers cinema displays (as in one of Visconti’s sequences) be Mallarméan flowers…


IMAGE 5. “…that they be absent from every bouquet. I have seen them, these flowers, but the precise modality of their captivity…


IMAGE 6.…to the cut brings forth…


IMAGE 6. “…indivisibly, both their singularity and their ideality.


Quote from Badiou’s essay ‘The False Movements of Cinema.


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September 4, 2018 · 10:56 am

Nothing in Heaven


Anatoly Solonitsyn and Tarkovsky on location during the filming of Andrei Rublev (1966)




There is nothing, nothing in heaven, or in nature or in mind or anywhere else which does not equally contain both immediacy and mediation.

Hegel, The Science of Logic

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September 1, 2018 · 3:07 pm