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Martin Scorsese Notes: Film is Dead
litany of problems that pushed me towards a new frame of mind (but the list is long). Instead, I’ll generalize and say that I embrace the change. Hey… progress! In hindsight, I can say new attitude is priceless, but like most people raised with tradition, in the beginning, I cursed change. A) it’s different B) the old way felt more organic and really did force us to think and learn and master the craft C) the new digital equipment was then so expensive that only the likes of George Lucas Continue reading
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Stereotypes in the Media
One day my Asian friend (In Asia, western media has low exposure) approached me and asked what the “others” we’re talking about when they made comment about my accent. I said, “what do you mean? I do have an accent”. She was taken aback by this. With surprise she said…. Continue reading