In a Distracted World, This Short Film Reminds Us Why Cinema Is a Vital Escape

Jake Scott directs John Boyega in Vue's 'Get Lost'

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John Boyega of Star Wars fame narrates and appears in the short film about the power of cinema. Vue
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In 2020, it seems almost pointless to bemoan the pervasiveness of technology. Yes, we love our cell phones and our tablets, and there are more than enough reasons that extend beyond mere convenience. There is just too much value in the ability to connect via our devices to ever make us revert back to the days before our first brick of a flip phone.

Shannon Miller is a writer, podcast creator and contributor to Adweek.