TheShrimp

Letterboxd, please shut the fuck up about politics in your reviews.

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  • Miss Americana

    Miss Americana

    ★★★

    During the age of singersongwriters going wild, a documentary style already painfully stretched to its limits when this came out, and next to garbage like the Freddy Mercury documentary dealing with difficult topics (AIDS, HOMOSEXUALITY, THE EIGHTIEEEEES) in a time when these subjects are anything but obscure or obscene, comes Taylor Swift's thrilling story of her endless suffering as the face of a million dollar business that prefers if she tones it down a little
    Its not a terrible story…

  • Scorpio Rising

    Scorpio Rising

    ★★★★★

    [Third watch]

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  • Je vous salue, Sarajevo

    Je vous salue, Sarajevo

    ★★★★★

    [Fourth watch]

    Je Vous Salue, Sarajevo, or I Salute/Welcome You, Sarajevo is Godard's poetic take on the Balkan war, set to nothing but the haunting picture of a member of the Arkan Tigers kicking a Bosnian civilian, photographed by Ron Haviv in Bijeljina.
    The place where paramilitary forces acted out acts of murder, rape, and theft, mostly on the Muslim population, but also on the Serbians that were seen as traitors.

    Godard doesn't focus on any part of the war…

  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

    Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

    ★½

    Nanette is not a comedy, because our comedian would rather spend her show shouting political points in her native tongue with occasional self-importance, making our audience laugh because they got their political views confirmed. For anyone outside of her specific political tribe or anyone with half a brain, this is almost entirely unwatchable. If modern comedy is now reinvented to be this much of a political rally, don't sign me up for seconds because someone sucked the fun out of…