What the FUCK is wrong with me why didn’t I feel anything
'Crowdpleasing' has never been a term I particularly liked, especially outside of the four-quadrant blockbusters. Whenever a drama, especially a drama that deals with serious issues gets called 'crowdpleasing', it usually means that the issues and themes have been pacified enough that it's not going to piss off anyone for the sake of making an extra buck or two. But I was hopeful walking into The Hate U Give. In a year where we have had three films that tackled…
How do you rate a film like this? If we’re feigning objectivity like white guys talking movies on the internet tend to do, Joker should be commended for doing exactly what it sets out to do. It’s bleak, well put together, and pretty to look at.
But we’re not feigning objectivity, or praising unique things for the sake of being unique. I disagree with this movie on a fundemental atomic level. It doesn’t believe in anything. It is antithetical to…