3 Comments
Jul 25, 2023Liked by Beatrice Marovich

I keep thinking, and many others have as well, that Barbenheimer - as the duopoly of attention these days - are both about death but also about ambition. And our ambiguous feelings about ambition. An ambiguity that also kills....

Expand full comment
author

it’s an interesting coupling (the two films), or else we are just so hungry for meaning that we have overinvested them with it?

Expand full comment
Jul 26, 2023Liked by Beatrice Marovich

Perhaps. But also: marketing. Let's not forget that. We see meaning when we need to see it. Though in this case, it appears the meaning is there.

Expand full comment