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Shawn Levy <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 21 Oct 1994 08:54:29 -0700
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On Fri, 21 Oct 1994, Ian Noe wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Oct 1994, Patrick B Bjork wrote:
> > Pardon me for asking but could you define the phrase "truly important
> > filmmakers?" Or at least provide some descriptors to identify the truly
> > important filmmaker. I ask because _Citizen Kane_, if I'm not
> > mistaken, was also directed by an "untried and inexperienced" filmmaker
> > which *over a relatively lengthy period of time* has been elevated to
> > canonical status. Is it not inconceiveable that such could be the case
> > with PF?
> Should read: Is it conceiveable that such could be the case with PF?
> Answer: No.
Well, then: It's settled! And so persuasively argued! Next....
Why is it that people wanting to dismiss Tarantino are so convinced of
their points of view that they don't feel a need to explain them?
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