The virtue of film is its imperfection. A print of a film is a living thing—it’s different each time it’s projected, thanks to new scratches and new splices, dust and hair and wear and tear. Its age shows, just as the age of a 78-r.p.m. record does, just as the age of a book from a library does.

Richard Brody on film in the age of digital projection: http://nyr.kr/1eprXrO (via newyorker)

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