Movie Screens: Small to Big to Small Again
The New York Times reports on the cyclical history of movie screens -- starting with the individualized peephole Kinetoscope experience of the 1890s through to giant Cinerama screens and then back to the cell phone viewing experience of today.
Says John Belton, a professor of English and Film at Rutgers University, "It’s a sensual experience when you go to a theater, if there’s sharp projection and six-track sound. That is a very different experience than watching on an
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