Blow-Up

Blow-Up ★★★★½

Caught the latter half of this film as my roommates were watching, God it is such a rich text. While I didn’t love the movie on the first watch (this semi-watch being the 3rd or 4th watch), it only grows in my estimation. Just a perfect marriage of craft and deep theoretical thought. It’s so pretentious but so so good- and I completely understand why people don’t like it. 

I find it to be about the harmful effects of proliferation of media, the futility of relying on aesthetics, materialism and its effects on women, the battle between subjective art and objective craft, and so much more. Like so so much more. Again- what a rich text.

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