Vertigo Variations, Pt 1

A few ways of seeing Alfred Hitchcock's impossible object
by B. Kite and Alexander Points-Zollo   posted Sep 21, 2011

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COMMENTS (6)

Hoping the next installments have links to downloadable versions right from the start.
ahansen   posted 04.10.11

Well, I was disappointed. I think the essayist does have interesting things to say about the film, but the format was distracting. Just my opinion, your mileage may vary. Maybe a transcript will be posted, which I will eagerly read.
Groovymarlin   posted 21.09.11

Brilliant! Disagree with Groovymarlin. The visual flow and tone of the film help you understand and experience Vertigo through a new visual landscape. Isn't that the whole point of this exercise in film criticism and education. Made me want to "resee" Vertigo.
Visual   posted 21.09.11

Brilliant! Disagree with Groovymarlin. The visual flow and tone of the film help you understand and experience Vertigo through a new visual landscape. Isn't that the whole point of this exercise in film criticism and education. Made me want to "resee" Vertigo.
Visual   posted 21.09.11

I suspect you're not the audience.
dcairns   posted 21.09.11

Was there something wrong with your encoding, or did you deliberately blur all the images with noise and artifacts? Either way, it was so annoying I got halfway through and gave up. It's great if you have something to say, but try to say it without alienating your audience, huh?
Groovymarlin   posted 21.09.11

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B. Kite lives in Brooklyn. He has written on movies and books for publications including The Village Voice, The Believer, and Cinema Scope, as well as appearing in the anthology Exile Cinema: Filmmakers at Work Beyond Hollywood (SUNY, 2008).

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Alexander Points-Zollo is an experimental filmmaker in Brooklyn. He is currently seeking employment.

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