Videocracy (Gandini, 2009)

Occasionally pertinent, always obnoxiously flashy, Erik Gandini’s Videocracy wants to be a viral shock to the culture system. But it’s a familiar jolt explored effectively elsewhere by more ambitious filmmakers, and Gandini’s vision ends up exuding the type of arrogant pomp he’s so bitterly critiquing. My review of the film’s DVD release is now up at Slant Magazine.

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