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  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Sorry to Bother You is an un-killable neo-Marxist art-piece firmly wedged into the desperate dreams of a pacified society that is fervently ignoring the cries of those who suffer alongside them. It’s a dark and disturbing exaggeration of our wealth-controlled capitalistic society, but the more that viewers allow themselves to really focus on the subject matter (a huge one being the workers that are controlled and dehumanized through their labor), the more likely it is that these offbeat depictions of artists,…

  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense

    ★★★★★

    What we have here is the ideal concert film: vivacious, frenetic, buzzing, and comfortably eclectic. Jonathan Demme took Talking Heads’ “no bullshit” plan and actually made something quite artful: an up-close, intimate look at some of the most wildly indescribable music ever made.