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Wheeler Winston Dixon

December 7, 2020

Our neighborhood cinemas and multiplexes have become home to a steady diet of big-budget films, endless sequels, and movies inspired by commercial comics or even toys. Everything is in CGI.  Where are the human-sized films? Where can we find the films of new directors? Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back WHEELER WINSTON DIXON. He the James Ryan Professor Emeritus of Film Studies at The University of Nebraska, Lincoln. His new book is a collection of essays about the themes and financing of contemporary cinema: SYNTHETIC CINEMA: THE 21ST-CENTURY MOVIE MACHINE