Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything - chapters 23-29 Summary & Analysis

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chapters 23-29 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 23, Gleick talks about the movie industry and the fast pace of film production. He uses the filing of the movie "Sphere" with Sharon Stone and Dustin Hoffman as an example. Barry Levinson, the film's director, leads the actors and crew through lightning speed direction and action.

"No matter how fast a movie goes these days - or a situation comedy, a newscast, a music video, or a television commercial - it is not fast enough." (Chapter 23, p. 174).

Some state that music videos and other fast paced forms of media have infiltrated every part of our lives. The images and sounds come at the viewer so fast that the viewer does not have time to digest what he is seeing on the screen.

In Chapter 24, the speed of the movies and other forms of media leads Gleick into...

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