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Is Hiss the New Silence?
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cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: December 21st, 2008 07:52 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)

Re: cultural artyfacts

Before I forget, the Believer's most recent movie issue featured an article on "mockbusters", straight-to-DVD films that are titled similarly to major releases. It discusses the evolution of B-movies in interesting ways. I can scan it for you.
From: babyiwasshot Date: December 22nd, 2008 04:17 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)

Re: cultural artyfacts

I can scan it for you.

Please do so if you have time, then shoot it to me either via email (amcghee@email.arizona.edu) or a link. THANKS!!!

Since you know quite a lot about Benjamin, where do you think such films would fit into his "dialectical image" schema:



I'd say they're either a fetish or a wish image/symbol, but then I don't know a whole lot about Benjamin and his ideas.
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