There’s no choice left in America anymore. Anything that’s authentic and genuine, anything that grew out of any sense of tradition, is wiped out. We’re left with this bland monoculture that’s swept over the whole country.
“As much as I love the cacophonous effect of actors speaking simultaneously, I made a point of viewing Criterion's edition of this film with English subtitles on (despite being a native English speaker . . .”
“There are a number of spelling mistakes here that should be fixed.
All the accented letters in names have been replaced by question marks: Djibril Diop Mambe?ty, Ousmane Sembe?ne, Mahama Johnson . . .”