Wednesday, November 11, 2015

"Fukunaga's borrowing appears to be another episode of 'It's not stealing if I can afford the potential legal bills.'" (UPDATED)

"That's the kind of image appropriation that happens when bigger and more powerful members of the entertainment industry—like Fukunaga and Netflix—rationalize the pilfering of original ideas from their poorer fellow artists with little or no credit and zero remuneration."

Christian Viveros-Fauné on the strong similarities between the new movie Beasts of No Nation and the work of Irish artist Richard Mosse.

UPDATE:  Some thoughts from Brian Frye.