Friday, April 22, 2005

A movie category you might not have known you appreciated

Ever thought about the "planning movie"? Think Blade Runner, Amelie, Edward Scissorhands, Pleasantville, Citizen Kane, American Beauty, The Truman Show. A planning movie "should not just be set in a particular locale but must demonstrate the influence of the built environment on its characters." We're left on our own to discern the "instincts and hidden goals of planners."

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