Monday, May 26, 2014

"I met Mr. Assayas on a yacht flying a flag for Arte"

“It’s a convention, but it’s not dumber than any other convention,”
Once again, the subject turned to blockbusters. “There’s an audience to whom they do say things,” he said, his voice quickening. “In many ways, they are the most coherent representation of the world they live in.” This needs to be respected, and understood. And then Mr. Assayas quoted from Valentine’s defense of the blockbuster: “It’s a convention, but it’s not dumber than any other convention,” which he believes to be “profoundly true.”
yes.
new tag: The Dark Knight and Epic Cinema

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