451.jpgLast week, Engadget'sJosie Fraser explained the cetrality of "soapy idiots" to Steven Spielberg's Minority Report? Well, "idiots are central" to her next installment of Movie Gadget Friday, as she examines the wall-screens employed by Francois Truffaut in his 1966 adaptation of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Yes, the great French director was a bit hampered by the technology of the times - his tools of Big Brother measure slightly "smaller than something you could get off the shelf at your local electronics store these days," but as Fraser points out, that's all the better for at-home emulation.
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