Diptych

Gender Divide in Diptych: Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio and The Duke of Burgundy

Gender Divide in Diptych: Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio and The Duke of Burgundy first published (in a shorter version) in July 2019 by Senses of Cinema, and also in the book Strickland (2019, Queensland Film Festival) The Berberian Sound Studio – a labyrinthine post-production complex in 1970s Italy to which all the events of Berberian Sound Studio are restricted…

Cattet

Fragments of Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani

Fragments of Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani first published by Senses of Cinema On 22 February 2018, Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s Let the Corpses Tan was screened at Ciné Lumière in London’s Institut Français Royaume-Uni, with the writer/directors in attendance. The following fragments have been reconstituted from both an interview conducted before the screening, and a Q&A…

Märchen

Alice in the Underworld: The Dark Märchen Show!! (2009)

Alice in the Underworld: The Dark Märchen Show!! first published by Senses of Cinema In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871) – children’s novels written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pen name Lewis Carroll – young Alice goes on a wide-eyed odyssey through the psychic flotsam and jetsam of nineteenth-century…