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Modern Forms (and maybe COVID-19)

Volume 25, Issue 4 / April 2021

Although this issue is not “about” COVID-19 (THAT issue will certainly come one day!), it’s long shadow on some of the featured articles can not be avoided. From Daniel Garrett’s “meditation on modernity” to Daniel Rasmussen’s essay on films that feature ‘immobility’.

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Offscreen Notes

  • Clarence Williams III, Dies at age 81

    June 9th

    Saddened to hear of the passing of Clarence Williams III on June 4, 2021 at age 81. My lasting memory of him was in the popular TV cop show The Mod Squad, where he formed one-third of the super cool… Read more →

  • Kim Ki-Duk Dies of COVID-19 complication at age 59

    December 13th

    COVID-19 claims another high profile victim with the death at age 59 of South Korea’s enfant terrible, Kim Ki-Duk. Another reminder that this virus is not only a danger for the old and sick. Kim Ki-Duk was still in the… Read more →

  • Daria Nicolodi: 1950-2020

    November 27th

    Hard to believe. Women usually don’t die that young, 70. When I look at Daria as an older lady, and hear her speak in her gruff voice, it reminds me a some of my Italian aunts. Full of life, wisdom,… Read more →

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