1981: MODERN AND POSTMODERN ANARCHISMS IN MOORE AND LLOYD'S V FOR VENDETTA
V for Vendetta thus contains a powerful potential poststructuralism; its radical argument is that a symbol can be just as slippery as a sign.
The movement has always been top-heavy with geeks, and Moore is the rare figure willing to pay a steep price for personal and artistic freedom, walking away from a lucrative contract with DC Comics and refusing to take any credit for of money from this year's V for Vendetta
Prepare to be blown away when V For Vendetta
explodes onto DVD from Warner Home Video on Monday.
Overlong and badly paced, V For Vendetta
fails to draw blood in its depiction of a rapacious and uncaring British political system.
V for Vendetta
has received hysterical condemnation from right-wing
Actually, this is very easy to understand once one appreciates that the insurrectionary version of cultural Marxism preached in V for Vendetta
is kindred to the less militant version generally on offer from Hollywood, which focuses on the task of subverting faith, the family, and conventional morality, rather than unabashedly advocating the destruction of constitutional government.
com for coverage of the Berlin Film Festival, featuring V for Vendetta
, Teddy Award-winner The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros, and more.
Whether you see V for Vendetta
as a satire, action thriller, prescient sci-fi, offbeat romance or po-faced polemic the fact is that the sum of its parts is much less than the promised whole.
The Hollywood version of V For Vendetta
is released next week.
Natalie Portman as Evey with Hugo Weaving as V in V For Vendetta
, a film based on the graphic comics of Alan Moore
V For Vendetta
doesn't add new visual language to the screen, as the Wachowskis did with 'bullet time' sequences in their sci-fi threesome.