Deleuze After Guattari | Why Theory
The break in cinema is not between the silent movie and the talkie, it’s between the movement-image and the time-image. — Deleuze, as quoted by the hosts
Throughout the history of film, early film theorists such as Sergei Eisenstein believed that film could be used to convey ideas of the mind, etc. in a broad sense. Today, people have an idea of film that each film is supposed to say something through its narrative.
movement-image : image that depicts something that goes against our expectations. Think Charlie Chaplin.
Aside: Sergei Eisenstein made the connection between Griffiths and his racism and the form in which he made movies.
Most of this episode deals with film.