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Themed Playlist: A Chthululist

William Brown and David H. Fleming present   A Chthululist   As the proverb goes: try saying that with false teeth!   Shamelessly to tie in with the release of our new book, The Squid Cinema from Hell: Kinoteuthis Infernalis and the Emergence of Chthulumedia (https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-the-squid-cinema-from-hell.html), and also at the generous invitation...

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Themed Playlist: Corrupted Visions, Interrupted Dreams

From Suzanne Enzerink (Assistant Professor of American Studies and Media Studies at the American University of Beirut) comes a timely and topical playlist:   Corrupted Visions, Interrupted Dreams When I was preparing to move to Beirut in the spring of 2019, I consumed all literature and cinema I...

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Themed Playlist: Seeing Stuntwork

Stuntworkers are hypervisible as spectacle but too often invisible as laborers. In this playlist, Lauren Steimer directs our attention to their work and calls attention to the need to see this labour and recognise it in the industry and beyond....

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Themed Playlist: Traces of Violence

What does it mean to live with violence? This is not violence as exceptional event, but violence as an ongoing presence felt across place, community, and generations? These films explore persistent legacies of violence, demanding a reframing the perspective that the demonstrations are the problematic...

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