Movies are like onions
I talk about TV shows too
That chopped and screwed remix of “Sunglasses at Night” goes raw. But also placing that quintessentially dumb 80s love ballad about turning a blind eye at infidelity and somehow looking rad as hell while doing it-smack dab in the middle of your chopped and screwed eco-horror/kaiju movie to highlight ambivalence as the only possible tool we have left to combat unknowable horrors…mad genius! It’s the C.H.U.D. VHS tape all over again!
This was like one snide comment or mean spirited caricature away from snapping and unleashing a powder keg of discourse the likes of which the public has never seen, but thankfully it’s intentions are a lot more well meaning than it’s glib nature let’s on. It’s the first modern film noir I’ve seen that’s really reckoned with the genre in the aftermath of QAnon and January 6th, using the malleability and absence of truth in todays day and age as…