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A Serious Man
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A Copy of a Copy of a Copy
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The Dreamers

Books to Phlog

Understanding Jaques EllulUnderstanding Jacques Ellul, by Greenman, Schuchardt, and Toly, will be of special interest to Metaphilm readers as Jacques Ellul understood cinema as one of the chief tools of propaganda used by the state to distract the masses from that which matters.


Thursday, March 24, 2011

Inland Empire explained

Inland Empire explained for 9.99

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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Happy 80th Birthday, Neil Postman

It was Neil Postman, not that other guy, who first wrote the poignant, poetic, and unforgettable line (perhaps his best), “Children are the living messages we send to a time we will
not see.”  This is not film related, but a few friends and family of Postman are trying to correct an online injustice that Google will fix only if enough bloggers post it.

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