Strong on texts not context, personalities not social categories, voices not scenes
, firm stands not processes, Commins' work is an intellectual historian's delight, full of direct quotes beautifully rendered into English.
These are not scenes
from a Hollywood movie, but real life stories about residents from Asbury~Solomons Island retirement community.
These were not scenes
that were befitting of a modern Turkey, but rather, more reminiscent of a Turkey from the past.
Incredibly, these dramatic pictures are not scenes
from an action movie.
One of the trailers for Brian DePalma's film "Carlito's Way" showcases not scenes
from the picture, but titles of past movies featuring its star, Al Pacino.