American culture is like a sponge

a: American culture ~
b: a sponge

What: "Godard argues American culture is like a sponge that absorbs the cultures of other countries, but leaves a sticky residue of history behind that makes the absorbed culture meaningless. In Godard's view, American culture has no room for historical accuracy. The film most obviously illustrates this moment when the director stands before posters for Bresson's Pickpocket and The Matrix."

Writer: Jean-Luc Godard
Date: Aug 27 2011 11:02 AM

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