Elitism and Film Hierarchy

I guess the question is whether or not “entertainment” is a noble goal to have when setting out to make a film, and in my book, it is. That doesn’t mean that a purely entertaining film should be free from criticism, but I think that we have to adapt our reference points from film to film; we should judge the success of a film based on its ability to achieve what it sets out to do.

Elitism and Film Hierarchy.

Some well-stated observations about the value of entertainment in media and the smug sort of elitism that tends to dismiss anything that isn’t “important.”