“The collective agreement to gather with a group of strangers in a darkened theater to watch moving images on a screen is one of the most unusual human behaviors of recent times.”Double Features: Big Ideas in Film
—From the introduction by Nick Clement
examines our understanding of movies and the effect they have on our wider culture. The twenty-three selections in this innovative new anthology explore different aspects of film and filmmaking, from the perspective of artists and creators, directors and producers, and audiences and critics. Inside you’ll find:
- Acclaimed authors, including Manuel Muñoz, Walter Murch, Camille Paglia, A. O. Scott, and Sheryl St. Germain
- Writing on childhood, race, technology, heroism, and romance
- Essays, short stories, reviews, interviews, and poetry
Please note, these books contain mature content.