NR Daily: Is Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker a Culmination or the End of Cinema?

Director J. J. Abrams shows no interest in cinema's sacred essence or the supernal quality of image and movement.
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December 20 2019
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Is Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker a Culmination or the End of Cinema?

The inclination — or addiction — that Star Wars represents was what Jean-Luc Godard, creator of the most singularly thrilling and ...   READ MORE

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