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3 things about Sophie Fiennes’ THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology [2012] 1. The Coke has grown warm; the distance between the sublime and the excremental is a short one. 2. Cynical ideology: I know very well what I’m doing and I am nevertheless doing it. … Continue reading

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3 things about Sophie Fiennes’ THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology [2012] 1. “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” was censored from The Sound of Music when it was shown in Communist Yugoslavia. 2. Fidel Castro concluded that the shark in Jaws represented capitalism. 3. Theory of satire: ridiculing … Continue reading

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14 Great Movies I Watched This Year

(This is an adaptation of a post which originally appeared on Chicagoist.) The precise year a movie was “made” is in many ways becoming less and less relevant. First off, theatrical distribution can be glacial. Just look at Francois Ozon’s … Continue reading

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3 things about Astra Taylor’s ZIZEK!

Zizek! [2005] 1. “If I weren’t me I’d arrest myself.” 2. His young son is watching the TV; a movie is starting. Zizek talks about him. “Oh, he’s confused … now he is narcissistically amused.” 3. “I’m between hating the … Continue reading

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