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100 Ideas That Changed Film: Magic Lanterns to Feminist Film Theory

Indiewire By Maggie Lange | Indiewire May 30, 2012 at 6:30PM

One of our favorite internet diversions Brain Pickings published a post on the 100 ideas that changed film - from slapstick humor (#21), queer cinema (#97), censorship (#48), to the kinetoscope (#3). The post is derived from film reviewer David Parkinson's book 100 Ideas That Changed Cinema.
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One of our fave internet diversions, Brain Pickings, published a post on the 100 ideas that changed film -- from slapstick humor (#21), queer cinema (#97), censorship (#48), to the kinetoscope (#3).  The post is derived from film reviewer David Parkinson's book 100 Ideas That Changed Cinema, which begins with an enticing intro and eloquent summary of film progress: "What follows is as much a chronology of business opportunism and technical pragmatism, as a celebration of artistry, social commitment, and showmanship." 

Explore the original post here for some intriguing visualizations of film's evolution.
 

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