Much of it was, in my mind, like an internalized argument about the trans version of "white voice."
Maybe I'm a bit of a glutton for that, though, and I find things I agree with yet disagree with their application.
My upcoming doc on Merit is pretty much the crystallization of this.
I don't name my "characters," they do not recur. They are literally just gags.
Again, this isn't to drag her (and it's probably more realistic) but it makes everything more ambiguous.
Whereas when the characters are the focus, the fact they are intentionally stereotypes becomes an issue as the more fictional format begs for character development.
These characters are seemingly not intended to develop. And that itself isn't necessarily a bad thing.
We are living in an aesthetic age.
I think that is good, actually. But as Justine (character) notes, "this is politics."
And to me, that is where the big disconnect hits.
Ones placed in front of us, and ones generated by our own brains.
Spectacle is a me dog whistle. It brings me to the yard.
Yet, though she understands how important this image is, she presents conflicts rather than direction.
But my feeling here is that in a 20 minute video, a thesis would have been good.
I settled on Twitter because I am a "fan" in some respects and saying this stuff directly to her might imply I am angry or trying to confront, and I am not.
But I think this is essentially where much of my issue lies:
Fuck, it is amazing how little we talk about that.
But the intent of the montage is abstracted. It is perhaps the thesis?
Which is why my criticisms (I hope) don't come off as harsh. But also begs "why not more character development."
I do feel a *tinge* of the crossfire though.
lol blocked - also I'll be blocking anyone on the left being a fuckface from now on
fucking done, folks
The "toss 'em, be visibly better than 'em, reap the rewards" method of criticizing other leftists is shit. Social capitalism.