Sean Baker, who is known for his films Tangerine and The Florida Project, made explanations about the importance of movie theaters that went through a difficult period due to the epidemic.
As it is known, the coronavirus epidemic caused the closure of movie theaters all over the world, and this caused the movie theaters to enter into a difficult process. Movie theaters, which have begun to lose blood due to the rise of digital platforms in recent years, have found themselves in much bigger troubles as the epidemic spread rapidly all over the world. Since it is not known when the epidemic will be brought under control, it is still unclear when the movie theaters will open.
Sean Baker, who attracted attention with the 2015 Tangerine film he took with iPhone after Edgar Wright and Christopher Nolan, made a statement about the importance of movie theaters that went through a difficult period due to the epidemic.
Sean Baker Made Explanations on the Importance of Movie Theaters
Sean Baker, who conducted an online interview with IndieWire, announced that he was working on his new movie during this time he stayed at home due to the epidemic. The director, who said that he was psychologically upset because he could not go to the movies during this period, stated that he watched Eliza Hittman’s latest film Never Rarely Sometimes Always on 12 March. Expressing that he tried to go to the cinema several times a week even during his film, Baker said it was always better for him to watch the movie on the big screen.
Baker said that he tried to look at the events in a positive way despite the closure of the movie theaters, and expressed that the independent movie theaters should be considered. Preferring to experience the movie watching experience in cinema, the director is looking forward to returning to the movie theaters and watching movies.
On the other hand, while watching the Creepshow movies directed by Baker, Lars von Trier, 1989’s The Unbelievable Truth, starring Adrienne Shelly and Robert John Burke, Lady Terminator and George A. Romero, which combines the types of action and horror, in the cinema. He also told about the experiences.