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  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    ahahahahahahahaha holy shit i can't believe this exists.

    lots of comparisons to the last jedi, but honestly the piece of art this most reminds me of is frank ocean's endless—just absolute disdain for the necessity of its existence, somehow subsumed into reclamation of one's own art for the personal purposes of the artist.

    tbh i really needed this as i've been on a big, discouraging "art is inherently apolitical" kick lately; this movie makes a strong case that art is…

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

    Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

    ★★★½

    a cinematic theater adaption that leans heavily on the theatricality--which i think services the material well! everything you've heard about viola and chadwick's performances is true; the moments of explosive melodrama could be mishandled in the hands of lesser actors but they flesh out the characters with more than enough gravity to carry them.