Del Toro on visual differences between film and tv

‘Film is a medium that isn’t discussed the way I remember discussing it when I was learning it. It’s the one generator of mythical images we have. TV is fantastic but it doesn’t generate those images that have the weight and the heft and the authority that cinema generates….We need to discuss film formally.’

 

The wonderful THR roundtable from which it’s excerpted from can be accessed in full here

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