There is a running joke in the Road Runner cartoons when Wile E. Coyote, the archetypal ravenous fool, runs off the cliff in pursuit of his prey. Each time, he is at first unaware that he has run out of road and keeps running on air, and doesn’t really fall until he realizes what happened. The mute troublemaker holds a sign: “yikes!” We’re there, folks. Sometimes this mid air moment occurs in slow motion, could take years even. But, you know, gravity. Even Icarus fell.
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Movie of the Year Review: Hypernormalization
The movie of the year did not have a theatrical release. It wasn’t even on tv. It was a webcast. Adam Curtis’s Hypernormalizaion is essential viewing this year. The film of the year had to […]