By Garrett Stewart
In Closed Circuits, Garrett Stewart analyzes a extensive spectrum of movies, from M and Rear Window via The Conversation to Déjà Vu, Source Code, and The Bourne Legacy, within which cinema has articulated—and performed—the drama of inspection’s unreturned glance. whereas mainstays of the mystery, either the act and the know-how of surveillance, Stewart argues, converse to whatever extra foundational within the very paintings of cinema. The shared axis of montage and espionage—with enhancing designed to attract us in and make us put out of your mind the omnipresence of the narrative camera—extends to greater questions about the politics of an oversight regime that's more and more distant and robot. To this kind of worldwide technopticon, one telltale reaction is a proliferating mode of digitally more desirable “surveillancinema.”
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Closed Circuits: Screening Narrative Surveillance by Garrett Stewart