This is about Race Wars.
A compelling failure. One of the most compelling auteurist case studies to come out maybe in the past decade. I dare say it’s our generation’s Heaven’s Gate, but it’s not a legitimate masterpiece despite its commercial failure like that film is. Chazelle elevates himself into an auteur within the same stroke that he self immolates. With this film he secured a level of moral-thematic unity to his previous installments that wasn’t necessarily apparent prior to this film’s release, although there…