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The revolution introduced me to art, and art, in its own turn, brought me to the revolution.

Sergei Eisenstein

Sleepless Nights
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 24 September 2021 12:16

Sleepless Nights

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As the predicted and real-time effects of climate change grow more dire by the day, and Covid-19 continues to devastate the world’s most impoverished (predominantly black and brown) populations, due in large measure to a commercially oriented global vaccine regime, the prospects for communal life, collective liberty, and non-coercive happiness…
Epicentro
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Thursday, 19 August 2021 07:38

Epicentro

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Cameron Speller reviews Epicentro Hubert Sauper’s documentary Epicentro, explores the realities, the lies and the people that live in Havana, Cuba. Metaphorically, Sauper captures Cuba’s culture, politics, and its history as it exists today within the definition of the word ‘utopia’; an ideal place that does not exist. The film…
Marvel's Loki
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 02 August 2021 18:07

Marvel's Loki

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Reece Goscinski reviews Loki through a Zizekian lens Loki is the latest entry in the canon of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), streaming as a TV series on Disney+. The serial takes place around the midpoint of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame and sees the Nordic God of mischief (Tom Hiddleston) flashing…
Artwashing at Cannes film festival: 'The best lack all conviction while the worst are full of passionate intensity'
Sunday, 11 July 2021 17:32

Artwashing at Cannes film festival: 'The best lack all conviction while the worst are full of passionate intensity'

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Dennis Broe is unimpressed by the artwashing at this year's film festival at Cannes. Image above: Lou Reed et. al. in Todd Haynes' The Velvet Underground It may be a bit cruel starting with Yeats’ criticism of his era in his epic poem The Second Coming but unfortunately it is…
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