Episode 84

Why Do Movies Suck Now? ft. Will Tavlin


March 29th, 2022

55 mins 11 secs

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About this Episode

Will Tavlin joins Emmet to talk about how the democratic promise of digital filmmaking turned into the current top-down Marvel hellscape we all live in. They talk about the insanity of the original multiplex model of screening, why digital is so hard to archive, the deadness of major blockbuster films, the importance of forming aesthetic communities to preserve cultural memory, and more!

Digital Rocks: How Hollywood Killed Celluloid by Will Tavlin, n+1

Closing Song: Storyteller by Broadside.