“Goodbye Blue Monday!”
For the past few days I’ve been reading Huey P. Newton’s autobiography Revolutionary Suicide, and have gotten to the point in the book where these events are taking place, so decided to give the film a watch. As well as adding to my experience with Newton’s novel, the film served as my entry point to Agnes Varda’s filmography, which I’ll be stepping back into eventually.
Varda’s documentation of the Black Panthers lays the ideology of the party bare in its…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
It makes more sense the second time around.
Personally, I think Claire and Opal are supposed to be somewhat similar, with the grandfather, mother, and father being the other members of the family.
Each member of the family hasn’t different issues. The father is insecure, the mother can’t stand the family, and the grandpa is a smoker.
They live opposite lives to that of the perfect suburban fantasy in a billboard
But the thing is, that fantasy isn’t real.…