Sunday, November 10, 2013

Shot/Reverse Shot: Episode 44 - TV vs. Film Debate

The question of whether film is better than television or vice versa has raged for decades, but seems to have been revitalised in recent years by the onset of the "Golden Age" of cable dramas, with both sides becoming increasingly louder and more entrenched in their insistence over which is superior. Joe Gastineau and I find the whole debate to be odd and unhelpful, but thought it would be an interesting jumping off point for a discussion of why it's silly to compare the two.

This is one of our shorter, leaner episodes in a while, but don't let that throw you off, there are still plenty of intellectual cul-de-sacs, flights of fancy and masturbation jokes.

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