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  • Daughters of the Dust

    Daughters of the Dust

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    "We stay behind on this island growing older, wiser, stronger."

    Julie Dash makes time feel timeless. The Daughters of the Dust is special in how it uses ancient to the future in a storytelling structure unique to cinema. Unlike other southern films being europeanized Dash is interested in what do I or we want to say or explore.

    Poeticism in Arthur Jafa’s cinematography is allegorical in light and colors most notably in indiego blue. Dash direction too contains a number…

  • Little Fish

    Little Fish

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    "How can you build a future if you keep having to rebuild the past?"Β 

    What if you woke up to a stranger in your bed? For some of you this might sound like a typical Saturday morning and for some a total nightmare. Abruptly the stranger is awoken by your groggy disorientation as you try desperately to retrace the steps of the night before only for them to say β€œI’m your partner.”

    In a near distant future with the pandemic…

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  • Shoplifters

    Shoplifters

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    My abandonment issues called. They want me to watch Shoplifters again.

  • I Care a Lot

    I Care a Lot

    Dang, the Russian mobΒ has really lost it's touch if they can't even successfully get someone out of a nursing home or kill two people.Β 

    Capitalism = bad
    Rosamund Pike vaping = good

    The film is so close to make you go along with Marla and the story. I understand that's not the point and we are made to not like her and what America (greed) stands for but nothing is earned in the dark comedy. The main character is predatoriness…