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Notes on Hollywood Inferno, Episode 1

Laura Parnes, Marty Spellerberg. September 3rd, 2005

A cinema candy clerk pursuing an acting career, picturing glamour and material goods entices a middle-age screenwriter whose fascination is sexually aggressive. Hell is a suburban garage band, girls in animal suits and men in masks. Doubled, side by side frames destabilize the center. What am I seeing and what am I remembering?

Laura Parnes' Hollywood Inferno, Episode 1

Laura Parnes' Hollywood Inferno, Episode 1

Text: Marty Spellerberg. Images: Laura Parnes, Hollywood Inferno, Episode 1 (USA 2002, 39:00), courtesy of V tape.


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