"a still is not a film. it lacks the dimensions of time and movement — indispensable components of film art — and represents only a small fraction of a single second of a given motion picture."
— amos vogel, film as a subversive art (1974)
75 notes "a critique is not a matter of saying that things are not right as they are. it is a matter of pointing out on what kinds of assumptions, what kinds of familiar, unchallenged, unconsidered modes of thought the practices that we accept rest."
— michel foucault, “practicing criticism, or, is it really important to think?”, interview by didier eribon, may 30-31, 1981, in politics, philosophy, culture, ed. l. kriztman (1988), p. 155 (via scottwilliamalbert)