Apr 20, 2023Liked by Pavel Nitchovski

I had forgotten about how heavily imbued the word "undermined" is in _Myth of Sisyphus_. Damn damn, thanks for sparking that memory! Excellent breakdown of this one; I hadn't thought of it as a distant twin of _Taxi Driver_ but sheesh that makes so much sense! I hated the ending of this. If you ever get around to Saint Maud, I'd love to hear your thoughts on how it handles despair (or in its specific case, trauma?) in a nearly completely opposite treatment.

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Thanks, Kori! Yeah, I'll have to check that out as well as "Winter Light" which is, apparently, the inspiration for "First Reformed" (having read the synopsis, yeah, duh lol)

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