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  • Desperately Seeking Susan

    Desperately Seeking Susan

    ★★★★★

    By the mid-1980's, white flight from urban centers in the united states of amerikkka into suburban gated communities of zero-lot townhomes and mcmansions summoned from what had until recently been farmland or forest had nearly reached its apogee and was about to collapse into gentrification-driven reconquest of lands now considered fallow, feral, abandoned, but in that moment between, which was but a pause, myths developed and were told and repeated, myths which arose from schism and evacuation, an emptying-out. in…

  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    ★★★★★

    One of the greatest triumphs of Ali: Fear Eats The Soul is that it makes the decision to not be a horror movie. There are two paths a melodrama can go down: the path of comedy or the path of tragedy. If a melodrama chooses to be a tragedy it can choose the additional complication of becoming a horror film. It is a default setting for melodrama. For Ali: Fear Eats The Soul to have chosen as it so easily…

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  • Green Room

    Green Room

    ★★★★½

    You know, it would be really quite terrible if we were to find ourselves trapped in the midst of an armed White Supremacist business operation which uses entertainment as a cover for nefarious schemes which sicken and enslave the whole of the culture whilst using non-whites as scapegoats for the damage and hostility which follows, further fuelling their cause, right? right?

  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation

    I was lucky enough to have been taught The Birth Of A Nation as part of a course in American History during high school. We learned about its purpose as a work of propaganda 50 years after the end of the Civil War, celebrating the collapse of Reconstruction and glorifying the Southern Redemption which arose in its place. President Woodrow Wilson signaled his support of White Nationalist groups by ending executive branch civil rights outreach and by showing The Birth…