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  • Killer of Sheep

    Killer of Sheep

    ★★★★

    Killer of Sheep was an insightful and heartfelt look into the life of a working-class African American man, his family, and other people (mostly children) in Watts, a section of Los Angeles. It utilizes neo-realistic approaches, and was honestly ahead of its time. Rather than a classical Hollywood narrative style, this film employs themes and events in place of expository plot development.

    Watching it was a unique experience for me, having seldom seen people of color as the focus of…

  • Gummo

    Gummo

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This film honestly changed my perception on what a film could be. Initially drawn in by its infamous controversies and iconic imagery, Gummo left me feeling vaguely unsettled, but I did not regret watching it. This film was so strange, disturbing, and dark, with no real plotline, it was unlike anything I'd ever seen. It is not for the faint of heart, or weak of stomach, but if you are a privileged person skeptical of the class stratification in the…