The Event of Cinematic Sense in the Films of PT Anderson (with Reference to “Clueless,” “Rushmore,” “Goodfellas,” “Taxi Driver,” and more!)

This is what comes up when I Google “Licorice Pizza.” These commonly asked searches reveal a certain technology of sense making, certain assumptions about what it is to watch and make sense of films—as if films need a “point” or need to be explained rather than experienced.

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