,,, you can learn from:
Brandon: If you had a choice to live in thepast or the future, and you could be anythingyou wanted to be , what would you be?Marianne: What would you be?Brandon: Well, I always wanted to be amusician in the Sixties.Marianne: That's cool. Musician?Brandon: Yeah.Marianne: Sixties it's tough though! I sawGimme Shelter recently, you know,the Rolling Stones documentary?Brandon: Yeah.Marianne: Kinda seem like hell!Brandon: What?Marianne: Yeah, Sixties be likethe last place I want to be.Brandon: No way!Marianne: Yes. Ugh, chaos!Brandon: So, where would you andwhat would you want to be?Marianne: Umm, I dunno. Here, now.Brandon: That's boring.Marianne: Fuck you.
There are a lot of things I could think about when I think about Steve McQueen's film Shame -- a lot, and I have spent a lot of time talking about them over the years too...
the entire pentalogy of Small Axe films hitting Amazon next month -- having now seen three at NYFF (Lovers Rock reviewed here, Mangrove reviewed here, and Red White and Blue reviewed here) this is, as I said earlier, the cinematic event of 2020. Even if it's on a small screen.