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Irvin Kershner
after the manic action of the first film. In an interview in Rolling Stone magazine in 1980, Kershner explained, “I wanna introduce some Zen here because I don’t want the kids to walk away just feeling that everything is shoot-em-up ... but that there’s also a little something to think about here in terms of yourself and your surroundings.” This awareness of the rhythms and tension necessary to make a work of art interesting is undeniably a product of his musical and artistic background.

Kershner continues to lecture at universities throughout the U.S.

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“He had a real joy of life. That was as important
as anything I learned about painting.” -Irvin Kershner
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