Film & TV

Given the long tradition of montage between major national and local sites of cine-production, is there any contemporary film not inflected by global and indeed planetary flows, trends, emergences, and catastrophes? Can the televisual role in mediating contemporary culture be overestimated?


The “Demonic Precision” of Pictures: Review of Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars”

The German philosopher of photography Ernst Jünger, who served with distinction during World War I, wrote about the nature of images that they bear a “dangerous precision” in the eyes of the […]

Oct, 09

Looping out of Cinema

Lynch, Hofstadter, and Cybercinematics as Recursive Representation. The digitization of film has taken over cinema: while Avatar was considered a revolution in 2009, digitized worlds in optional 3D by now are a […]

Sep, 17

Hannah Arendt’s Trust in Politics

At the beginning of Margarethe Von Trotta’s recent film, Hannah Arendt, a bus is driving on a gravel road at night. A man with a flashlight comes off the bus. An army […]

Jul, 22

The Platonic Academy (On the Oscars and Contemporary Biopics)

Despite the allegedly minor status of the genre, a very high number of Oscars have gone to actors and actresses engaged in biopic performances in recent years. These biographical reenactments are regarded […]

Jun, 16

Call/Appel/征集/Ruf—for Submissions

    Feedback is a weblog publication of Open Humanities Press, a community of critics dedicated to writing at the generative interfaces between established disciplinary, institutional, and social territories and protocols. The […]

Apr, 29


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