JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Skyfall: a mother and her twin boys

 

Robert Alpert

Formerly a practicing intellectual property attorney, Robert Alpert teaches media law and movies at Hunter College in NYC as well as writes for a variety of movie journals, including Jump Cut, Senses of Cinema and CineAction. He may be reached at Robert.nmi.Alpert@gmail.com. This essay is dedicated to Bob, a reasonably bright teacher and a fellow grandparent.