Story of Film: A New Generation
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The Story of Film: A New Generation
“Cousins is an omnivore extraordinaire, sharing choice morsels from the far corners of the form. And for those who appreciate the director's wide-eyed and open-hearted way of looking at cinema, the documentary is brimming with clips sure to expand their horizons.” - Peter Debruge, Variety
“A discursive love letter to cinema. Restless and impassioned. A welcome voice in cacophonous times.” - Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter
“Another engaging documentary [from Mark Cousins], a journey around the cinematic world over 160 minutes that's clever and informative.” - Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com
"Ferociously eclectic, Cousins makes connections as he singles out films we’ve seen and ones we haven’t … He possesses an idiosyncratic cinematic imagination" - Steve Pond, The Wrap
When you saw Joaquin Phoenix dancing down those outdoor steps toward the end of “Joker,” you probably didn’t think about Princess Elsa belting out “Let It Go” in the 2013 animated film “Frozen.” But Mark Cousins did –- and that’s the difference between him and you and me and the rest of the people ...