"Rejected"" Don't make corporations your (Oedipal) father

Rejection means being attended to -- we'll cling to that, if we have to

The disorder here fails a bit, because he makes corporations seem so solid. The disapproving "father" can be relied upon to notice, disapprove, and continue on, making this still naughty kid's play. I don't like when we make corporations seem necessary because we like believing we know what it is to be alone, but don't have it in us to engage with what this feels like. Corporations would see the need in people like this; they fear those who can still see the greens, and are prepared to step past them (i.e., corporations) on way to them. Still, I liked this quite a bit.

Link: Films of the decade: “Rejected” (Eric Kohn, Salon)


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