• The facade of the National Library of Scotland.

Screenshot from Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor (2020)

10 Beats of The Pulse in Cinema

By Sharon Jane Mee and Bill Hunt [Content Note: This post contains shots from films depicting blood and gore] One of the things that became apparent to me as I was writing my book, The Pulse in Cinema: The Aesthetics…

Buddhism and Cinematic Technicity-Consciousness

By Victor Fan ‘Cinematic Imaging and Imagining through the Lens of Buddhism’ (from the latest issue of Paragraph) is one of my ‘test drives’ for a longer and more substantial project that seeks to reconfigure film and media philosophy by…

Inventing London on Blackfriars Bridge, 1896: Part Two

By Sean Cubitt Catch up with Part One of this blog post. Note from the editors of Journal of British Cinema and Television: Given the current state of culture war, the Journal of British Cinema and Television is extremely keen to encourage further…

Inventing London on Blackfriars Bridge, 1896: Part One

By Sean Cubitt Note from the editors of Journal of British Cinema and Television: Given the current state of culture war, the Journal of British Cinema and Television is extremely keen to encourage further discussion of the sort of topics covered in…

About William S. Burroughs

By Stanley Gontarski American outlier writer, William S. Burroughs, was a creative force, as a writer in his own right, and as a cultural theorist, particularly his anticipation of what we now regularly call “a society of control” or “a…