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Issue #38: When Art and Culture mirror Society🪞

The Hypercritic Weekly Newsletter
Dear Hypercritics,
In this issue, we discover one of Hypercritic’s top tags: Social Commentary.
Art and culture absorb and catalyze the world and turn it into creative forms. Movies, comics, poems, songs, everything carries and brings to light pieces of hidden reality and society we’re living in.
We’ll start with a 2021 TV show that has prompted audiences to debate worldwide.

Spectacle of violence and contemporary tragedies
➡️ Watch Squid Game | Rules, rage and revolution of the TV Rubik's cube
➡️ Watch Alfredino | Reconstruction of a national tragedy
➡️ Read  American Psycho | The darkest side of society
Remember who you are and who you want to be
➡️ Read The Burnout Society | Han against freedom
➡️ Play Frostpunk | Survive the Cold, stay human
➡️ Read Kobane Calling | Zerocalcare reports on a fight for an ideal
➡️ Read The Waste Land | A influences constellation in an ode to desolation
On invisible people's side
➡️ Watch City Lights | The time Charlie Chaplin risked it all
➡️ Experience Otto Dix's Metropolis displays social and existential crisis
➡️ Experience The Doctor of the Poor | A miracle in Caracas
➡️ Read Welcome to the N.H.K. | Paranoia and Hikikomori
➡️ Read Vita, Morte e Miracoli di Bonfiglio Liborio
➡️ Watch Joker | A portrayal of contemporary man
Singing together to change the world
➡️ Play Crosby, Stills & Nash | A matter of balance
➡️ Play Band Aid | Do They Know It's Christmas? 
From Live Aid 1985
With this heartwarming song, we wish you a lovely weekend.
We’ll come back next Friday, with a wintery and Christmas issue! 🎄
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