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  • Blonde

    Blonde

    Thinking a lot about One More Time with Feeling and its (Nick’s) ideas of gratuitous beauty and the kind of unabating, private beauty that you can’t elude—the kind that you “plunge” and “plough” through because that’s all you can really do with it. I imagine that’s what a film like Blonde wants to achieve re: Marilyn vs. Norma Jeane, public vs. private stardom, reality vs. fabrication, exploitation vs. affinity. But it achieves and says nothing (beyond being formally pretty sexy)…

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    Unfortunately I grossly misunderstood everything this film tried to say about artistry, persecution, and rhythms of abuse and am now at the mall buying suits