Like the boy reaching out in Persona … … like Neo, who cannot resist the mirror … … cinema is hypnotic, and we are powerless to its mechanisms.
It’s been hard for me to focus today. Technically it’s a work day — the place I work for doesn’t close down for the Christmas break until December 23. For better or worse, though, the primary element of my role — teaching — wrapped up at the end of October. Grading assessments brought me up […]