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Unformatted text preview: 11-30-10Films should be responsible: liable to called onto answerWhy did the creater make it?Why should the audience pay money to go?Is the violence, sex, and representations of race just for show or does it mean something? Is it complex?PC homogenization? Film criticism is judging the responsibility of the film to get more out of it.Thats how life should be lived: as completely and intensely as possible; gets the most out of itCriticism helps live in the moment. Engages us intellectually and emotionally and becomes part of us (movies) as a deeper part of ourselves.Loosen the flotsam and jetsam , deep engagement = love with movies that makes you anewBetter audiences >> better movies Lately the audience doesnt want more from a movie, but they should. Movies havent been as good.Criticisms implies elegance; informal criticism and formal literary criticism is not equal to movieA picture is worth a thousand words, a movie picture that lasts 2+ hours, wellA good movie will continue showing more sides of itself...
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- Fall '07