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Nerve

In their essay “Cinema-Ideology-Criticism”, Jean-Luc Comolli and Jean Paul Narboni speak of a category of cinema which is politically progressive in content, but whose politics can be discounted due to the generic and status quo supporting form. ┬áThis category is exemplified in Nerve, a film which, just like your friend who speaks about how others “don’t understand”, manages to talk for 96┬áminutes without ever actually saying anything.