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Steven Soderbergh Creates Silent, Black & White Recut of Raiders of the Lost Ark to Explain the Art of "Staging" | Open Culture

This article on Steven Soderbergh's film explorations in retirement speak to some of the experiments in lsitening and watching we've been doing in #wire106 recently:

Now comes his latest side project: On his web site,, Soderbergh presents a short lesson in “staging,” a term that refers in cinema “to how all the various elements of a given scene or piece are aligned, arranged, and coordinated.” He tells us: “I operate under the theory a movie should work with the sound off, and under that theory, staging becomes paramount.”


The Greatest TV Drama of the Past 25 Years, the Finals: The Wire vs. The Sopranos -- Vulture

The more I read about the show the more I feel like I have to watch it based on articles like this.

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