Reversing the two mediums' original bailiwicks, TV is now awash in sophsticated storytelling, can-of-worms character motives, and provocative themes. But when America hits the multiplex, we want Transformers. The industry has only itself to blame for convincing a generation of moviegoers that that's all big screens are good for.Maybe it is my age, or my general bias toward staying home, but I found myself asking: What are big screens good for?
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Best line I read today
From the GQ review (not online I don't think) of The Informant!, which looks great by the way: