This article says it better than I did. John W. Whitehead writes: "Cinema should be viewed with greater thought than the vast majority of us give it . Realizing that a movie can be experienced from a variety of perspectives—cultural, ideological and aesthetic—the knowledgeable filmgoer should approach the experience with a receptive mind, open to the possibility of not only entertainment, but enlightenment."
Read the article at moviemaker.com
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