True Lies: Perceptual Realism, Digital Images, and Film Theory

@article{Prince1996TrueLP,
  title={True Lies: Perceptual Realism, Digital Images, and Film Theory},
  author={Stephen Prince},
  journal={Film Quarterly},
  year={1996},
  volume={49},
  pages={27-37}
}
Digital imaging technologies are rapidly transforming nearly all phases of contemporary film production. Film-makers today storyboard, shoot, and edit their films in conjunction with the computer manipulation of images. For the general public, the most visible application of these technologies lies in the new wave of computer-generated and -enhanced special effects that are producing images-the watery creature in The Abyss (1989) or the shimmering, shape-shifting Terminator 2 (1991)-unlike any… 

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