Sam Cortes

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  • Censor



    Lots of small issues but overall? Huge fan. 

    Love the use of paranoia and liminal spaces to convey a sort of message about the trauma of loss. Also appreciate how great it does in terms of world building. Banger aesthetic.

  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    Bo Burnham: Inside


    Bo Burnham is father John misty for white theater kids in the way that The artist is being (self) critical and white people are too afraid/naive to confront their own privilege in regards to it.

    This is great though, of course it gets a bit too on the nose at points but I feel like Bo’s grown a whole lot as an artist. I remember watching his earlier specials and not really feeling the weight and care something like inside…

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  • An Elephant Sitting Still

    An Elephant Sitting Still


    It’s a bit difficult to sort of talk about this movie through a critical lens especially in reference to what sadly happened to Hu Bo. This film is really something amazing though, despite it being almost 4 hours I never really felt that a shot went on for too long or it could be cut. I did split the viewing into 3 separate days but I really want to revisit this very soon with one sitting. It’s a bit difficult…