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In Her Super-8 Marvels, Stephanie Gray Summons the Moments We’ve Lost
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Anthology Series Examines How Close Film Can Get to Great Theater
2 months ago by Alan Scherstuhl
Unless it's shot by a master over a series of performances, live theater typically dies on film. Staging and performance get flattened out, sapped of their vital intimacy, and the arts of moviemaking usually don't fare much better, ...