Friday, August 31, 2007
The other night I watched a movie titled Room 666. It's by Wim Wenders, and it's simply interview footage of various major filmmakers at Cannes '82 talking about the future of cinema. Susan Seigelman was on it, and she said something that piqued my interest; simply that filmmakers make films because "They love life." Huh. I wonder if that's as true in 2007 as it was in 1982. Do today's film-school whiz kids like life near as much as they like movies? Do digital CGI types really want to capture life, or create a substitute for it?