Author Archives: Nicholas

About Nicholas

Writer. Professor.

A Bang and a Scream: Books 2013

Best books read in 2013. Not all published in 2013. The Anatomy of Fascism (2004) is by Robert O. Paxton, sticker obscures name in pic. His passages on how the Fascist party in Italy and the Nazis used “parallel structures” to … Continue reading

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Charisma

Defending the tree, from Charisma (dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1999).

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New Punk Cinema

Heading over to Amsterdam to talk about punk cinema at the Creative Imperfections symposium on Nov. 28.

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Remainders

The fifth and final installment of “Time Frames” is up at Filmmaker Magazine.

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#Removals Update

With Grace Krilanovich (author of The Orange Eats Creeps) directing, The Removals, produced by Two Dollar Radio Moving Pictures, promises to be something dark and special. If you’ve already contributed–even just a buck–to help make it happen, thank you.

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The Pixel Trade

“The Pixel Trade,” a story by yers truly, has been published at Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

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“There’s no good place anymore, don’t you understand?”

From The Prone Gunman (1981; trans. 2002) by Jean-Patrick Manchette.

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Dead Pigeon Cue

Cue mark from Samuel Fuller’s 1973 Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street.

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Time Forms

I’ll be presenting “The Fourth Meaning: Time Inside the Frame” at the Time Forms conference this weekend at McGill University in Montreal, exploring how time flows within the stilled motion picture image. DO NOT SCREEN will be in tow.

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Time Frames

Meta-vamping at Filmmaker.

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