23, marxist-leninist, music maker 🐝 (he/they)
Hello friends, I made something that I like enough to put on Letterboxd, even though this feels awkward and self-promotional. This was originally conceived as a bunch of jumbled thoughts for a short film, but I found they were best expressed as a music video, after making a song that felt relevant. Music videos should be on lb!!!!
I've uploaded it here because I want to make films again, after many years of anxiously avoiding making anything for fear it…
"See you at the curtain call."
The act of reopening old wounds. Continuing a story that had ended where it had to, its characters (and their children) thrust back into their parents' cycles, back into a world relatively unchanged; still violent, still confusing, still spiteful. 16 episodes of identity building, set ups, payoffs ("I understand cellular phones now"), and some kind of "positive" forward movement, culminating in Cooper returning and taking 25 years of steps back, stripping all relations between…
FAVE FILM OF THE YEAR ALREADY WOW
So drenched in a heavy sweat and yellow sludgey heat. Where there was once an unpredictable speed, now only the weight of an unchanged world remains. Nearly 20 years since the series began and torture as a foundation of American existence remains deeply embedded in those granted the power to carry it out, and those living with its normality. The exhaustion that Chris Rock (giving a fantastic performance) wears throughout the film is…
"No more dead cops!"
Nolan licks, nae- eats, police state boot for 2 hours 30 mins, violently pushing for a system that has a militarized police van in every poor neighbourhood, and admits to every cop practicing brutality but through a lens of heroism, necessity, and "order". 95% of the dialogue makes the case for protecting private property at all costs, and those that don't value it as God, determined by god as a natural order, and above…