Flesh and Blood: Cinema for the Age of Trump

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by Charles Mudede Walking through the depressing Trump years. Flesh and BloodSince about the middle of this year, I have been looking for a film that I could pin to the age of Donald Trump with great certainty. A film like Get Out is clearly an Obama-era pic. It would have a completely different resonance if it were released deep in Trump territory. Indeed, the fact that the white family in Get Out voted for Obama is the key to the film's horror. If they were Trump voters, the horror would hardly surprise us or be interesting. The TV show Mr. Robot is strange because it refuses to leave...

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