Break it down, Martin! Yo, I'm tr-tr-tr-tr-tr-tr-tr-try-try-try-try-tryin' to.
December 4, 2008 12:44 PM Subscribe
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur (6 comments total)
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, filmmaker Martin Arnold
's 41 minute compilation of the films of his "compulsive repetition
" trilogy, is available to you online. The quality is lacking, small details are missed, but I thought you'd enjoy these nonetheless. Time codes for the three pieces and more inside.
"The cinema of Hollywood is a cinema of exclusion, reduction and denial, a cinema of repression. There is always something behind that which is being represented, which was not represented. And it is exactly that that is most interesting to consider."
passage á l'acte
, 1993. Begins at about 15:15
Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy
, 1998. Begins at about 26:40.
is, apparently, the one with the broadest appeal. Try it first if you don't like the beginning of pièce touchée
His new(er) installation work, Deanimated
, is the screening of the The Invisible Ghost
, a Bela Lugosi picture, with a flawless removal of selected characters throughout, lending it a perplexing and uproarious sense of haunted emptiness.
He does not own a Tivo. I asked.