'When you see your own photo, do you say you're a fiction?' -Jean-Luc Godard
Spielberg is kind of a hot button topic for some cinephiles. I’m sure to many of us, myself included, Spielberg paved the way for our love for film. I distinctly remember in high school when I first starting gaining an interest in cinema, I would watch films by the likes of Jaws and ET and was blown away by their craftsmanship and sentimentality. However, once joining this site, I realized a lot of people fucking hate Spielberg and accuse of being…
‘So we buried our two ill-fated victims — a little part of us went with them into the moist ground’ -Anatahan (1952)
‘We goto the movies. We buy a ticket. We sell our roles as producers in exchange. You turn on the tv and become an accomplice. Worse… you become organized around the crime. We look for news about ourselves where there’s only news about others. We want others with us, but without the danger’ -Jean-Luc Godard
This film makes no sense?! Why on earth would they choose a meteor, something that’s entirely apart of nature, to allegorize climate change, something that’s influenced heavily by man? So performative and boring! This is Netflix trying to make a neoliberal film on climate change and realizing you can’t have your cake and eat it too.