Program Notes for the Cinesthesia screening series at the Madison Public Library’s Central Branch, programmed by Jason Fuhrman.
Tonight the Cinesthesia series kicks off its 2017 lineup with Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice. In his program notes, Jason Fuhrman discusses Anderson’s adaptation methodology and the literary and cinematic precedents for the shaggy-dog L.A. detective tale. […]
In his program notes, Cinesthesia programmer Jason Fuhrman contrasts Powell and Pressburger’s Black Narcissus with Rumer Godden’s original novel, and explains how objections from the Catholic Legion of Decency led to cuts for the American distribution of the film. […]
In his program notes, Cinesthesia programmer Jason Fuhrman explains how Federico Fellini added distancing techniques to familiar stylistic flourishes in his dreamlike excavation of imperial Rome, Fellini Satyricon. […]