Posts tagged movie review
Deadpool's Crassness and Cynicism is Exactly What Millennials Need

Focus on the Family calls this irresponsible. Secular critics call it too cynical for its own good. I look at it as the ultimate superhero movie for millennials, the one that captures a “fuck you” attitude toward the world of pain and hurt and irresolution and hands us a way to grasp at some kind of happy in the middle of it all. It looks at our fear of everything and takes our hand and says, “We know a lot of it is bullshit, but there’s a chance for something good, even if unorthodox, even if it comes at a cost."

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Jurassic World is About Destruction of the System, Not Sexism

Jurassic World is about the hubris and failure of corporate institutions and the privilege of individual men within those institutions. The franchise has always been about the marketing and corporatizing of that which cannot be marketed or sold. The pure dream of the scientist to explore, to see what can be done, is corrupted and ruined by the desire of the corporation to build bigger and better and make more money. "Verizon Wireless Presents Indominus Rex" is at once a laugh line and a scathing indictment of the nature of corporate branding.

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