Candy: Centripetal Love

I found the film to be deeply disturbing. Not because of the drug stuff; the filmic representations of drug ab/use and associated culture is nothing really new, but the disturbing quality of the film came from the inability of the two main characters to negotiate the forces that pushed them out and pushed them together. They […]

Team America, ‘fuck yeah’ or ‘get fucked’?

US Narcissism: ‘Pimp the World‘ The real puppets in Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s latest effort are the right and left of politics. The flick is a comical polemic (or polemical comedy??) that allegedly sticks the boot in to the patriotic neo-cons and F.A.G liberals. Instead it sticks the boot into politics as an institution. […]