We have a rather sprawling discussion of film theory, reminiscing about graduate school and the process of grappling with difficult writing. Toward the end, Erik starts talking about fiction that does the work of film theory (Amazon affiliate links to most of the books appear below).
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A recent purchase from Nick at their website:
Film Theory and Criticism by Braudy and Cohen
Connected by Steven Shaviro