40: Film After Film

How much can you tell about the psychic life of post-September-11 America from the movies? Just how important were The Matrix and The Passion of the Christ and Avatar as landmarks in cinema history? And why does CGI even matter?

The Sometime Seminar discusses Film After Film, a compilation of film reviews and reflection on 21st-century cinema, by J. Hoberman.

Supplemental links: Hoberman interviewed by Mark Peranson in Cinema Scope; Film After Film reviewed by Michael Joshua Rowin in Bookforum

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