“And the idea of the opening weekend being the criterion for little films that may have nobody you’ve ever seen in before, maybe by a filmmaker you’ve never heard of whose name you can’t pronounce, maybe in a language you’ve never heard of — the idea of projecting the pressure of having a fantastic opening weekend onto a film like that is just death to the cinema and death for the audience, because it means then that they’re only left with the most straightforward, roadside cafe menu of product.”
(From Courtney) Have you seen Orlando? Or The Deep End? Or Michael Clayton? Are you a movie fan? This is a woman you should pay attention to if you (at least sometimes) like to watch films. Plus, she’s cool.