both high and low culture have produced masterpieces and works of mediocrity. it is our task to find beauty in unexpected places.
— jahsonic (june, 2006),
art & popular culture wiki
i urge you: learn to look at ‘bad’ films, they are so often sublime.
— adonis kyrou,
le surréalisme au cinéma (1953)
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)
LANDSCAPE SUICIDE (JAMES BENNING, 1986)
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