by Jon LewisAlmost half a century ago, Jean-Luc Godard famously remarked, I await the end of cinema with optimism. Lots of us have been waiting for and wondering about this prophecy ever since. The way films are made and exhibited has changed significantly. Films, some of which are not exactly films anymore, can now be projected in a wide variety of ways on screens in revamped high tech theatres, on big, high-resolution TVs, on little screens in minivans and laptops. But with all this new gear, all these new ways of viewing films, are we necessarily getting different, better movies?
|Title||The End of Cinema as We Know It|
|eBook format||Paperback, (torrent)|
|Publisher||New York University Press|
|File size||6.8 Mb|
|Book rating||4.06 (14 votes)