A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.
Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.
The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.