"When I saw The Beat as beat, I sought to fashion my own drum."
In the fall of his sophomore year, on the way to Intro to Film, McKittrick walked into a sudden shower while wearing a new waterproof red anorak. It dutifully repelled a large quantity of water which gravity pulled down toward a pair of highly absorbent khaki trousers. All of which gave him two hours in the reflected glow of "Hiroshima, Mon Amour" to contemplate his damp thighs. He thinks this may be why art films leave him cold.