Favourite beverage is 'kino grigot', if you know what I mean.
Jacques Lacan once said that what separates us from animals is the extraordinary embarrassment we feel about the evacuation of our own shit: "Man is the only animal for whom this is a problem, and it's a prodigious one."
For Lacan, "great civilization = pipes and sewers", because pipes and sewers act as a "phenomenon of repression" for the primal aversion we have to the waste that comes from and out of our bodies.
The limits of this aversion are…
I'm Thinking of Ending Things is five thirds of a film, and only one of them is worth watching. It's bloated, splintered and aimless.
Is it a film about the hyper-compression of past present and future timelines into even the most mundane decisions we are faced with (i.e. whether to conclude a one-month-old fling)? Or is it a film about how these mundane decisions are never really ours to make? What about a film about how the psychological self-narratives of…