Notes on Blogging Aesthetics IX

If I examine myself today, I find that I have always wanted, basically, to do research in the form of spectacle. The research part is, a certain man in a certain situation. The spectacle comes when you make that man a gangster or a secret agent.
--Jean-Luc Godard


Anonymous said…
Just taught Melies and Lumiere tonight, so this post was a nice one to come home to. Love the image as well
Brian Doan said…
Yeah, Out of the Past (from whence this image comes) is the best film! Hope your class went well-- those films (esp. the lumiere) are inexhaustably beautiful, I think, and i'm always curious to see what students think of them.

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