On the illusion of sounds and images, and of perception and escapism

Realistic cinema, it used to be said, reflects reality. Right now, that seems to be reversed: reality has turned into the reflection of a horrific apocalyptic film. As the daily tally of the infected and dead all around rise dramatically, the images and live drama of COVID-19 gives the feel of a reality fiction, with … Continue reading On the illusion of sounds and images, and of perception and escapism