"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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He “invented a new language, true to the nature of film.”

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A movie is the imaginary collaps­ible space of our relation to the world.


Ruin porn needs a safe word. How about Chernobyl?

Or, The Twitter Artist. A telepathic tale.

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Short attent­ion span? Frag­ment­ation and ab­sorption are models of inter­action.


Should we throw out the babes with the bathwater? After unplugging them of course. But perhaps the uncanny devil is in the details. Maybe all Barbarella needed was a little grounding; she needed to lure Lloyd from his silent running. He could save her from excessive technophilia, and she could save him from organic despair. […]

Philip K. Dick in Gary Panter's ROZZ TOX MANIFESTO T-shirtPhilip K. Dick in Gary Panter's ROZZ TOX MANIFESTO T-shirt

Those born from 1924-33 are nearly impervious to Middlebrow’s discourse.