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Ben Slater

  • Distribution - The view from the cool kids - The new cinephiles


    There are those who enjoy movies, can discuss directors at dinner parties and regularly read film reviews; and then there are the cinephiles. A breed apart from 'regular' movie fans, they are afflicted by a passionate, argumentative, all-consuming love of Film As Art, and have figured out ways to accrue vast knowledge and devote their lives to the subject - getting jobs as critics, curators, programmers, academics, researchers, and, on occasion, as film-makers. They help to set the ...