Nick Pinkerton Says Goodbye Dragon Inn

Nick Pinkerton Says Goodbye Dragon Inn

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Both a eulogy, and a call to arms, for cinema.  Kate Wolf is joined by writer and film critic Nick Pinkerton to discuss his book-length essay on Tsai Ming-liang's film Goodbye Dragon Inn, which revolves around the final screening at a cinema in Taiwan - on the very day that 300 Movie Theaters are shuttered across Southern California.  Kate and Nick share a defiant sadness, and revel in memories of the power and meaning they found in a communal sp...
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Both a eulogy, and a call to arms, for cinema.  Kate Wolf is joined by writer and film critic Nick Pinkerton to discuss his book-length essay on Tsai Ming-liang's film Goodbye Dragon Inn, which revolves around the final screening at a cinema in Taiwan - on the very day that 300 Movie Theaters are shuttered across Southern California.  Kate and Nick share a defiant sadness, and revel in memories of the power and meaning they found in a communal sp...
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