on the effects of risk aversion in cinema (and education)

Steven Soderbergh, lamenting the decline in cinema in lieu of movie-making by executives and accountants: Now, of course, it's very subjective; there are going to be exceptions to everything I'm going to say, and I'm just saying that so no one thinks I'm talking about them. I want to be clear: The idea of cinema as I'm defining it is not on the radar in the studios. This is not a conversation anybody's having; it's not a word you would ever want to use in a meeting....

May 1, 2013 · 3 min