Much of the original appeal of cinema as an artistic medium was its unprecedented ability to recreate life with stunning realism. The old story of moviegoers running in fear from a projection of an oncoming locomotive is funny today, but it is also an indication of just how real these flickering shadows felt to the first generation of cinephiles.
But that wouldn’t last long. Almost immediately, filmmakers began churning out images of the fantastic. From Georges M
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