Me and You and Everyone We Know
Is ethical investment a contradiction in terms or is it possible to put you money where your mouth is and to support projects that are working to make the world a better place?
"Mike? I'm extremely excited."
Harmony Korine has a chequered movie history. I’ve been there since Kids (which he wrote), and he’s gone on to write/direct some classics like Julien Donkey-Boy and Spring Breakers. However, he’s also made a real clanger with Trash Humpers. His music videos are also all over the shop, his Rihanna video exhibits the same problems as Beach Bum (I'll come onto that below), and the Umshini Wam Die Antwoord collaboration was a missed opportunity.
WARNING this article contains spoilers for The OA seasons one and two, plus some bonus spoilers for The East as well.
The natural tendency of people, myself included, to believe what they read and hear in the mainstream media means that government agencies are able to constantly lie to us, and, what’s more, to get away with it. The normal pattern is that we are told a convenient fiction at the time, and then 50 or so years later the truth emerges.