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How strange is it to see that again. Watched the show when I was a kid, hohum, but now decades later and well entangled in left modernist ostalgic aesthetics, it looks like the lead-in to a very sexy bit of Fordist Realism or something even better than that.

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April 30, 2009 at 9:38 pm

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  1. Wow. You’re right. Straight-up montage is a strange aesthetic in this context. I feel like I should watch the opening sequence of CSI or some contemporary sitcom and compare. I wonder how today’s editing styles will look thirty years from now.

    Chris L

    May 1, 2009 at 8:17 pm


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