This film stands in the very middle of the politics and art convergence. Neither side is well served.
How much change is enough? Elementary, my dear Wilson.
“Always leave them wanting more” is not an admirable aspiration for documentary filmmakers, but an unpardonable sin.
A time capsule of boomer radicalism, sex, politics, orgone accumulation and bad poetry.
This is a film that, despite its pleasures, is best remembered for what it inspired rather than what it accomplished.
A No-Nonsense Agenda for the Left
Sierra Hull: Weighted Mind
Shovels and Rope: Busted Jukebox, Vol. 1
'The New Mutants' Is Rooted Both in Scholarship and in the Rich History of Superhero Narratives
The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 3 - "Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster"
On the Meaningful Nonsense in 'Jottings From a Far Away Place'
Is It Always Better to Think Things Through Twice?
Lucinda Williams: The Ghosts of Highway 20
"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".