Not Being There

Our final movie week Atlantic archive gem: Roger Ebert describes the escapist allure of cinema - in 1980:

"You slide down in your seat and make yourself comfortable. On the screen in front of you, the movie image appears-enormous and overwhelming. If the movie is a good one, you allow yourself to be absorbed in its fantasy, and its dreams become part of your memories."

Voting continues till we announce the Best Movie Line Ever soon after 5 pm tomorrow. Vote for your faves here. One option: these fourteen seconds of Samuel Jackson self-parody: