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Rated Reads this week takes a look at the Sex and the City revival's race problem, the trailer for a visually stunning new sci-fi movie and a deep dive into the true face of the growing drill music genre.
It’s always been my strong belief that David Byrne’s really big suit deserves to be in a museum, and finally it seems like somebody agrees. Vulture reports that the National Film Registry of America has selected a new batch of films to be preserved in the Library of Congress for cultural significance, and among them is the Talking Heads documentary Stop Making Sense. It’s only right and fair that historians looking back on our civilisation will see David Byrne sprinting around the stage like his life depends on it, and presume that this was what we were all like.
Michelle Yeoh fights her way through the multiverse in trailer for A24’s Everything Everywhere All At Once
Thanks to Marvel, 2021 was the year of the multiverse. Thanks to A24, 2022 seems to be heading in a similar direction. The AV Club has the trailer for the new indie sci-fi film Everything Everywhere All At Once, which offers us the truly fantastic premise that there are an infinite number of versions of Michelle Yeoh out there. We couldn’t be more in.
Drill music is one of the fastest growing subgenres of rap, but it’s also all too easy to misunderstand. Moral panic and accusations of glorifying violence have followed drill since its inception, forcing artists to get creative with their public personas. For their winter issue, Dazed takes a look behind the stereotypes and discusses how various drill artists on either side of the pond like TeeZandos and V9 are finding their own path to artistic success.