[MUD-Dev] Continuity of experience in movies

Matt Mihaly the_logos at achaea.com
Mon Jun 17 22:56:32 New Zealand Standard Time 2002

I was just watching David Lynch's "The Straight Story" on DVD and
noticed there were no chapter stops in it. I hadn't noticed when
watching previously, as I had watched all the way through, but was
watching it again here and there. Anyway, on the inside cover of the
DVD, Lynch writes, "I know that most DVDs have chapter stops. It is
my opinion that a film is not like a book -- it should not be broken
up. It is a continuum and should be seen as such. Thank you for your

Just thought that was interesting in light of recent posts.


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