Quotation by Reuel Denney

TV's exploration of the game of consumption and sociability is, by the nature of the medium, on a far more subtle level than anything ever done by the movies. It can dramatize and expose and suggest ways of transcending social banality that are impossible to the screen, largely because of the very "actuality" and "interview" format of TV that at the same time produces so much of its rubbish. It is terrible but true that TV has probably elevated ten times as many family conversations in Sourwater, Georgia, as it has degraded there.
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