21. He / him. Assistant Entertainment Editor for The Miami Student. Movies are good.
This is the piece I wrote about a month ago for Redhawk Radio about my personal experience with this film. The only thing I may have issue with is calling it my favorite of 2019 (Parasite may have something to say about that, still not sure). Yes I did watch this again today, and yes I did bawl again, but I think this is the best way for me to get across my feelings. Hope you enjoy.
UNTANGLING THE COMPLEX…
Normally I go into every review I write trying to say something positive. Whether I love or hate a film, the last thing I ever want to do it shit on the hard work of people who spent so much time of their lives working on a piece of art. As someone who wants to get into the same field as those people, I try and empathize with every filmmaker, everyone involved in creating any and every film.
It makes a lot of sense that Bo ends his show with a reference to Kanye West, because much like Kanye’s album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Make Happy feel’s like Bo’s breakup letter with fame. He wants to sever all ties with the entertainment industry, from exposing the record industry for being a group of self-interested hacks to telling the audience right to their face that he hopes they’re happy laughing at someone who’s passion for performance is slowly…