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Thompson on Hollywood

Book Review: David Thomson's 'The Big Screen'

In the epilogue to “The Big Screen,” his one-volume history of the movies, David Thomson warns the reader: “You should be ready for the loss of theaters and video stores….Be prepared for the word ‘movie’ being replaced by ‘bits’ or ‘bites’ or ‘viddies’ (a term Anthony Burgess used in 'A Clockwork Orange' in 1962).”
  • By Aljean Harmetz
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  • December 31, 2012 1:55 PM
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