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The revolution introduced me to art, and art, in its own turn, brought me to the revolution.

Sergei Eisenstein

Natural Light’s Dénes Nagy at the El Gouna Film festival
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 05 November 2021 09:58

Natural Light’s Dénes Nagy at the El Gouna Film festival

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“Nagy recasts historical and political traumas, which resound into the strange realities and shifting narratives of today’s Europe”. The 5th edition of El Gouna Film festival began with an open-air screening of the powerful Hungarian movie Natural Light’s Dénes Nagy, an absorbing, beautifully crafted addition to the new Hungarian cinema,…
Kill-Gang Curtain: On 'Night of the Living Dead'
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Wednesday, 03 November 2021 09:47

Kill-Gang Curtain: On 'Night of the Living Dead'

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In early April 1968, after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jnr, a panoramic rebellion, fuelled by the rage and grief of black communities grown increasingly forthright in their own self-defence, rocked America’s political establishment to its foundations, and left a trail of smoking cities in its wake. “White America…
Sleepless Nights
Friday, 24 September 2021 12:16

Sleepless Nights

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As the predicted and real-time effects of climate change grow more dire by the day, and Covid-19 continues to devastate the world’s most impoverished (predominantly black and brown) populations, due in large measure to a commercially oriented global vaccine regime, the prospects for communal life, collective liberty, and non-coercive happiness…
Epicentro
Thursday, 19 August 2021 07:38

Epicentro

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Cameron Speller reviews Epicentro Hubert Sauper’s documentary Epicentro, explores the realities, the lies and the people that live in Havana, Cuba. Metaphorically, Sauper captures Cuba’s culture, politics, and its history as it exists today within the definition of the word ‘utopia’; an ideal place that does not exist. The film…
Marvel's Loki
Monday, 02 August 2021 18:07

Marvel's Loki

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Reece Goscinski reviews Loki through a Zizekian lens Loki is the latest entry in the canon of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), streaming as a TV series on Disney+. The serial takes place around the midpoint of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame and sees the Nordic God of mischief (Tom Hiddleston) flashing…
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