Vol 39 (2) 2021

Editoriaal Shauni De Gussem en Janne Quintelier

ARTIKELS

Cinema’s paranoid tendencies Todd Gowan (full text online)

Entitled to eccentricities: guilt and desire in 1940s melodrama and in Thelma (Joachim Trier, 2017)  Peter Verstraten

Van Freuds Bubikopf naar Lynch’ Eraserhead Abe Geldhof

Analysis, Hegel and the seventh art Kobe Keymeulen

“Compelled to imagine the worst” a conversation with Mary Wild and Jasper Vrancken Shauni De Gussem and Janne Quintelier

ANALYSIS, HEGEL AND THE SEVENTH ART

Summary: This paper investigates the significance of filmic analysis in the contemporary theoretical paradigm inspired by Slavoj Žižek, which we term ‘Transcendental Materialism’. After characterising its distinct peculiarities within the history of psychoanalysis and...

VAN FREUDS BUBIKOPF NAAR LYNCH’ ERASERHEAD

Samenvatting: In ‘Van Freuds Bubikopf naar Lynch' Eraserhead’ onderzoekt Geldhof hoe Freud zich verhield tot de cinema als kunstvorm. Freud was uitgesproken negatief, getuige zijn vernietigende kritiek op het project van Pabst om een gevalstudie te verfilmen. Volgens...

CINEMA’S PARANOID TENDENCIES

Summary: Many theorists have championed absence within and without the filmic image as a site of cinematic radicality, but it is possible for absence to hide an obscure authority. When this occurs, filmic absence functions as a support for the development of paranoia....