The Lines of Others

THE LINES OF OTHERS | Hollywood Has Always Been Original by Landon Palmer

The Lines of Others
There’s a ton of film criticism on the web. In this column, The Lines of Others, you’ll discover the very best writings on cinema (that aren’t found on FilmOnTrial), shared for the world to enjoy. Click below the quote to be taken to the piece’s original outlet, and continue reading. And reading. And reading.


Hollywood Has Always Been Original
By Landon Palmer:


‘A few weeks ago, The New York Times published a comparison piece between Richard Linklater’s Boyhood – filmed in annual pieces over twelve years – and Michael Apted’s Up documentary series – films that have revisited the same small handful of British people every seven years, since age 7 in 1964. While author Mary Jo Murphy was not the first to make such a comparison, these disparate but comparable projects seemed to be asking for an in-depth analysis between ambitious films that exercised patient filmmaking experiments that fly in the face of the accelerated, profit-driven industry that drives much of feature filmmaking.’

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