Verso Presents: J. Hoberman's Defining Films of the 21st Century

by GoWatchIt

Is it possible to speak of a twenty-first century cinema barely a decade into the millennium? Acclaimed film critic J. Hoberman’s new book, Film After Film (Verso, 2012) is a timely and provocative collection of writings that chronicle how the advent of digital technology has led to the displacement of the medium of film—and the very relationship between movies and reality. This sea change in filmmaking also spanned the 2000 American presidential election and the trauma of 9/11, events that reshaped world politics and left an indelible imprint on the emerging aesthetic of the new century’s cinema. In his book, Hoberman presents considerations of the defining movies of the twenty-first century, collected here. See More: Buy the book, J. Hoberman's Blog

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