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Together in the dark: what we miss about going to the movies

8 mins | May 24, 2020
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Oscar-winning editor Walter Murch: why cinema will always need a crowd. Cinemas are closed, but the silver screen’s primal magic lingers – and streaming is no substitute. From close-ups to communal screams, Walter Murch, the editor of the Godfather trilogy and The English Patient, among others, explores the acute relationship between cinema-goers and filmmaking.
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