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review War and Cinema The Logistics of Perception Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB Á [KINDLE] ❃ War and Cinema The Logistics of Perception Author Paul Virilio – From the synchronised cameramachine guns on the biplanes of World War One to the laser satellites of Star Wars the technologiesS along with views on war and cinema of writers from Apollinaire to William Burrroughs and Cinema The MOBI #242 And he finds further fruitful sources of reflection in the history of cinema architecture or the wartime popularity of striptease and pin upThe result is a rich and suggestive analysis for military ‘ways of seeing’ and a disturbing account of how these have now permeated our culture ‘Warsaw Beirut Belfast the streets themselves have become a permanent film set for army cameras or the tourist reporters of global civil war?. Read earlier this year I don't care very much for this kind of text—constant namedropping and a non linear argument make for a poor reading experience I felt like I was being bombarded with film titles and names I don't recognize or care for I can see how the connection between the cinematic broadly construed and warfare is an important one to acknowledge and explore But this kind of book isn't my cup of tea I guess

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R and PDF or strategy has been dominated by the struggle between visibility and invisibility surveillance and camouflage Perception and destruction have now become coterminousPaul Virilio one of the most radical French critics of contemporary culture explores these conjunctions from a range of perspectives He gives a detailed technical jistory of weaponry photography and cinematography illuminating it with accounts of films and military campaigns and Cinema The Logistics of PDF He examines in parallel the ideas of strategists and director. An at times bewildering but incredibly rewarding journey through the histories of weaponry and cinematic technologies Virilio is now one of my favourite philosophers; at once a great conversationalist and accessible writer but foremost a thinker on a higher plane seeking not to confuse but rather to enlighten

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War and Cinema The Logistics of PerceptionFrom the synchronised Cinema The eBook #8608 cameramachine guns on the biplanes of World War One to the laser satellites of Star Wars the technologies of cinema and warfare have developed a fatal interdependence Hiroshima marked one conclusion of this process in the nuclear ‘flash’ which penetrated the city’s darkest recesses etching the images of its victims on the wallsSince the disappearance of direct vision in battle and the replacement of one to one combat by the remote and murderous son et lumiere of trench warfare military Wa. This books tracks the parallels between the evolution of cinema with the development of warfare technologies The first movie camera was based off of the technology of the Gatling gun and today with unmanned drones being manufactured than piloted planes combat has become video game than war game This book isn't that up to date with current technologies but the evolution of the way we see is already there in the text WAR AND CINEMA is definitely film theory than the reader of ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY is looking for but if you're into cinemamedia studies or psychology this book is uite enlightening