‘The Hinge of a Metaphor’ (Vanguard Editions, 2023)
Victoria Best / David Collard / Dan Dalton / Andrew Gallix / Jonathan Gibbs / Susana Medina / Mathilde Merouani / Rachael de Moravia / Dan O’Brien / Christian Patracchini / Imogen Reid / Richard Skinner / Matthew Turner / Owen Vince / Tony White / Eley Williams
A unique collection of essays on the world of Cinema, its films, actors and directors, by a spectacular array of poets, playwrights, essayists, interdisciplinary writers, novelists and academics. Includes new, exclusive work on subjects as diverse as Pete Docter’s computer-animation Inside Out, Hitchcock’s The Trouble with Harry, Panos Cosmatos’ Beyond the Black Rainbow, Olivier Assayas’ Après mai, Hal Hartley’s Amateur, Wim Wenders’ Wings of Desire, Felix van Groeningen’s The Broken Circle Breakdown, the function of episodic memory in Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Amadeus as both play & film, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, Psycho & hypnosis, a comparative study of Claude Sautet’s Un Cœur en hiver vs. Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher, mirrors in the films of Jean-Daniel Pollet, Croatian filmmaker Ivan Martinac. More TBC…
Keywords: film criticism, creative journalism, comparative essay, memoir, intertextuality
Coming March 2023!