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  • Sense8: Amor Vincit Omnia

    Sense8: Amor Vincit Omnia

    ★★★½

    Seasons 1+2, plus specials

    Something Christopher Nolan could only dream of, in terms of crosscutting. Fine with all the sexual politics, less so with all of the hospital suspicious and pro-CPD apologetics. Everything about binary naturalism stinks and the recent deterioration in my love life makes me deeply suspicious of every sentiment this offers. Love is a class relation. Fidelity disguised monetary transactions. Nothing is unconditional. I lost everything due to anxiety disorder. Fuck interconnectivity. Editing wins per cinema, the rest whatever.

  • Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    ★★★½

    Evil Cliff Walkers is very evil. Great stuff.

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★★

    Tarnished visions, lost films and abandoned or otherwise destroyed cuts are not unusual occurrences in the history of cinema. Erich von Stroheim’s Greed, Sergei Eisenstein’s ¡Que viva México! and Ivan the Terrible, Part III, or almost any project of Orson Welles’ following The Magnificent Ambersons speak to the consequences that might await filmmakers whose ambitions stray to close to the sun or come up against the wariness of studios and producers who see a bottom line threatened by artistic largesse.…

  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★½

    The existence of Justice League, in the form that the world has seen it, cannot be understood without the reaction to Batman v Superman (BvS) as context. At the heart of this reaction lies Armond White’s basically correct diagnoisis that the “culture has lost appreciation for the true aesthetics of cinema”. He further develops his point by arguing that this is a condition that has been preyed upon by artless studios to the point that those to whom a film…