All things must end. Thank you to all cineosis blog subscribers, commenters, and readers.
The cineosis blog began in mid-2010 and ended mid-2016, the idea being to popularise Gilles Deleuze’s film-philosophy by affirmative explorations of cinematic releases as they hit the screens (of Manchester, UK). In due course, films encountered at special screenings, on DVD and TV snuck in. Why not? Many of the films encountered in this blog are now included in Deleuze’s Cinema Books: Three Introductions to the Taxonomy of Images (as the third introduction; alongside a philosophical genealogy of the taxonomy and a serial exposition of the images and signs of the cineosis). For the book, the films have been revisited and rewatched, and the engagements revised and rewritten. Accordingly, the original posts have been redacted from the cineosis blog; the films that did not make it into the book remain. Why not find out more about the Three Introductions?
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