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Killers Of The Flower Moon is an important piece of art about greed, entitlement, and genocide while simultaneously beeing a film about love, regret, and compassion.
On the subject of genocide, Dinero's character 'Hale' brazenly states: 'There might be some insurrection for a while. But then people forget that. They don't remember and they don't care. It will be another ordinary everyday tragedy.'
Well people don't forget and they do care, this film is proof of that.
A movie that is based on events that happened over a century ago, sadly still feels as relevant and timely as ever. Another Scorsese masterpiece!
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I have a wild theory about this film.
Is this movie about toxic suppressed sexuality?
Pattinson's character was in love with the man that he killed, he's riddled with guilt and grief. Dafoe's character is an older version of Pattinson, hence why they're both called Thomas, they're the same person! The mermaid is symbolic, a cover up for his true sexuality, hence the anger/resentment towards her. The kissing scene between Pattinson and Dafoe could ellude to self love and the…
Homophobia doesn't make sense. It's literally HATING someone for the way they LOVE
I grew up in a poor part of West London listening to Hip Hop, surrounded by drug dealers, gangsters, and hustlers all mixed together in a deadly concoction of toxic masculinity. I'm still a 'Hip Hop head' and no matter how much I would try to deny it - the genre has always been filled with misogyny and homophobia, as a young impressionable man this had a…