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  • Maat Means Land

    Maat Means Land

    This film is currently free to stream as part of the new Prismatic Ground festival:
    www.prismaticground.com/wave-2

    "Fox Maxy’s short film Maat Means Land (2020) also trades in political and ethnic identity as a diffuse entity and language, though to a more extreme degree. His film is more than twice the length of Sanzgiri’s, and yet it is both a denser and more formally far-flung object, rife with rapid cutting and a refusal to establish fixed spatial and temporal dimensions. At…

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    Absurd as it is that this has occupied the top rated spot on this site for about two years now, no other work in recent memory has bridged the gaps between serial narrative drama and experimental shorts, the standard cinematic look and wild amateur energy, 'TV' and 'cinema' with such cool assurance. There are endless cliffhanging threads of mystery to hook the casual tv viewer who just wants 'an immersive story', there is expansive 'world building' for those types who…

  • The Woman Who Ran

    The Woman Who Ran

    ★★★★½

    As it began, I was mentally drafting stupid tweets like 'Hong Sang-zoom.' In the middle I was flooded with creative ideas. By the end, I was deeply and spiritually affected.

    More:
    cinea.be/berlinale-2020-under-construction-the-woman-who-ran-and-maggies-farm/