The new weapon was the movies.
"Research has shown that movies have a powerful
influence on the behavior of children and teenagers. That's why corporations
spend money for product placement in films to market their
soft drinks." - Jay A. Winsten,
Harvard School of Public Health
"It is an odd dilemma. Film is The
Art Form of the 20th century,
undeniably. As Lenin said, 'the
most powerful tool ever invented to
man'. Yet more and more, we see films
made that diminish the American experience and sometimes trash it completely."
- Charlton Heston
"It hardly needs re-stating that
Talmudwood is driven by the desire for
dollars rather than artistic integrity. As such, cinema is open to product
placement in a variety of forms, from toys, to cars, to cigarettes, and even
state-of-the art weaponry hence the "special thanks" to Boeing in the credits
of Iron Man (2008)." - Matthew Alford 02/09
1907 "Should you ever
seek the source of the moving pictures of the
vaudeville theater you will learn
that the comic, the
tragic, the fantastic, the
mystic scenes so swiftly enacted
in photographic pantomime are not real but feigned." - Moving Picture
1917 Before classical continuity
emerged the traditional approach to shooting a scene was the tableau
technique reminiscent of
Action was played out in a full shot from an
audience standpoint, using staging to vary the composition and express dramatic
At this time the consolidation of the characteristic
approach to visual storytelling occurs in Talmudwood.
When there was cutting
within the tableau setup, it usually consisted of inserted close-ups of
important details, especially printed matter, like a letter or telegram.
Occasionally the close-up of an actor could be inserted, usually filmed
from the same angle as the master shot.
The tableau approach was more
prominent in scenes taking place in interiors; filmmakers were freer about
cutting action occurring outdoors.
The master shot was typically closer
and more tightly organized than a scene on the stage would be.
tableau approach was the default of Talmudwood filmmaking through the early
Watch people filing
silently out of a movie
theater, their eyes vacant, their faces slack.
One must reemerge after being
submerged this way in hyperreality.
Art was said to provide
ekstasis, which in Greek means "letting us stand outside ourselves,"
presumably to lend us perspective.
Everyone desire from personal
experience that entertainment usually
provides just the opposite:
intertenere , pulling us into ourselves thus denying us perspective.
Hugo Munsterberg, writing of this almost mesmerizing effect, cited reports:
"sensory hallucinations and illusions
have crept in; neurasthenic individuals are
especially inclined to experience touch or temperature or smell or sound
impressions from what they see on the screen.
The associations become vivid
as realities, because the mind is completely
engrossed in the moving pictures."
have interpenetrated reality in a way no other art or entertainment has, in
part because as a
photographic medium they were fashioned from the matter of reality.
audiences reportedly would shrink as a train on-screen pulled into a station,
fearing that it would burst through and run them over.
They had to be reminded that what they were seeing
was only an illusion.
What makes the movies appear even more
real, and what makes them even more powerful in their effect, is how the
audience mentally processed them.
Munsterberg noted, the
movies played in our heads and seemed to replicate our own consciousness.
Conspiring with the
they cast a spell that lulled
one from his own reality into theirs until the two merged.
This was precisely what concerned some
of its more astute critics.
Critics realized that
the movies seemed to cross
the line that seperated reality from imagination.
"Jane Addams, the
social reformer and director of Chicago's Hull House community center, the
movie theater was a "veritable house of dreams," which was "infinitely more
real than the noisy streets and crowded
factories." - Neil Gabler
Over time, after tens of millions
had watched thousands of motion pictures, the movies gradually began occupying
the common imagination like an expeditionary force, not only filling heads with
models to appropriate but imbuing them with an even more profound sense than
anyone in the nineteenth century could possibly have had of how important
appearances were in producing just the desired effect.
"Since audiences have no way of distinguishing
between what is real and what is fabricated, they are asked to
swallow the whole sugar-coated
confection in one gulp.
In the real world
a bald faced lie is easy to
identify, but half truths are more insidious." - Preston Lerner
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