When he wrote the screenplay for Network, there was no way he could have known the things that were to come. And yet…
Now Nelson Carvajal has taken Chayefsky’s words, and used them as the centerpiece for an incredible new video essay that shows the power of those word from a perspective of almost 40 years later and how they may be even more relevant today.
But don’t just watch it. Think about it.
- The Unwritten Dystopic Ending of Paddy Chayefsky’s NETWORK (badassdigest.com)
- ‘Network’ Book Charts Media Descent into Beale’s World (odwyerpr.com)
- Madder Than Hell: How Network Anticipated Contemporary Media (theatlantic.com)