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Calendar: Depressing Distance Markers

Time really freaks me out. I can’t even begin to comprehend it, yet it governs almost every (if not every) aspect of my life as a human being participating daily in civilization. Obviously, as this is late, I’m horrible at … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response, Film Response 05/02 | Comments Off on Calendar: Depressing Distance Markers

Sans Soleil and rewriting memory

I didn’t find Sans Soleil to be confusing or boring, but rather thought provoking and visually striking. The film stirred memories of an episode of a radio show entitled “radiolab” in which they discussed memory. a particular line reminded me … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 04/04 | Comments Off on Sans Soleil and rewriting memory

Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song

The 1971 blaxploitation film “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song”, dir. Melvin Van Peebles, opens with a shocking scene of a woman having sex with a young boy. The prominent theme of gritty sexuality is explicitly made clear very early on. The … Continue reading

Posted in Film Response 02/23 | 2 Comments