Film preservationist finds it hard to enjoy movies

Eric Grayson, film preservationist, finds it hard to enjoy movies

This article is on the front page of one of my hometown neighborhood newspapers. It reminded me of our class discussion about expert vs novice enjoyment of films.

A local film preservationist finds it hard to enjoy movies because he focuses on qualities that other people would ignore. The first paragraph claims he doesn’t enjoy films because he focuses on such things as photography, color saturation, historical significance, the actor’s biographies, etc… Reminds me of the Eldridge paper.

While he claims he doesn’t enjoy films, I believe he means that he enjoys them in a different way than the average joe does.  He seems to enjoy them because he dedicates a large part of his life to them.

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