quarta-feira, 31 de dezembro de 2014
Their repetitions and appropriations, however, implied no perspective on the past, nor any dialogue between past and present. If inevitable differences between eras were acknowledge, it was through a self-conscious knowingness. (...) At best the films became simply nostalgic, expressions of the regret at the loss of former certainties and the emptiness of the transient cultural proeminence that blockbusters attained.
Robert Sklar, Movie-Made America, p. 357-8.