If there is something that I’d take from people that I come across is their recommendations. One song that someone sends a link to you about, a book that someone doesn’t want you to miss out on, a movie that appeals to them enough to change their thinking.
All these recommendations also impacts those who are on the receiving end of it. Where someone does go to the extent of recommending a piece of art whether they have positive or negative take on it.
I always tend to take recommendations seriously, be it from anyone, because I believe if you do go through it, you get to know a bit more about that person.
Out of the countless content available for me to go through, I have realised I have a soft spot, a raw feeling for films that are also abundant in number for me to absorb.
I observed that when I go through a film, I tend to dehumanise and dismantle in order to get the crux of the film’s agenda. I won’t deny, I am the one who gets baffled when I realise that a film maker has no agenda for his/her/their film but that’s another essay we don’t have to dive into right now.
There are thousands of films that are made for the mass crowd. But these films have not realised or rather evolved in understanding that the mass has evolved too, a bit, with time. There are films that go unnoticed if it doesn’t have a strong media backing or a huge funding and imagine if critics took it up as their work to bring these films in the front, as raw as it was supposed to be without heavy censorship, also appealing to the same crowd that would love to indulge into such movies. Sounds like a tough job, but it is a job nonetheless.
I would very well like to be a part of that reality and for that, it starts with people who write more, talk more, share more about the films that are just there.
And I find it reason enough, to get recommendations and give recommendations. It’s a pure give and take.
I’ve been going through originals and movies and so want to talk more and more about it. Just gonna probably do that more, if that makes sense. I’ll probably on instagram stories and you should recommend some to me too. Let’s see if that ends up being a good thing?