Within the Blink of an Eye is editor Walter Murch’s essay of movie modifying. Beginning with what may appear to be probably the most elementary modifying query – Why do cuts paintings? – he treats the reader to a wonderful “experience” throughout the esthetics and sensible issues of reducing movie. Alongside the way in which, he gives his insights on such topics as continuity and discontinuity in modifying, dreaming, and actual existence; the standards of a excellent minimize; and the blink of the attention as each an analog to and an emotional cue for the minimize. New to this 2nd variation is Murch’s long meditation at the present state of virtual modifying.