This is an easy dystopian or anti-utopian read, even for the fussiest of readers.
DOES IT MATTER IF FILM DISTORTS HISTORY: A STUDY OF 300
The glorification of these ideologies endangers the future perceptions that one day may inspire peace.
PLATOON, A FORGOTTEN WAR MOVIE IN A TIME OF CHAOS
Historical films can be a ‘powerful tool in the incitement of desire and the fantasy of history,’ inviting us to view the past from the safety of our living room.
In Peacock’s ‘Brave New World,’ Everyone Is Very Happy… or So It Seems
One key component that confers true happiness is missing.
Hollywood’s The Blob Offers Some Real Life Advice
For any diehard sci-fi horror film buff, particularly of the dated, cheesy kind, Steve McQueen’s The Blob is essential viewing. Recently, after reading about the latest Paris Zoological pet, an inexplicable “essentially immortal” brainless creature that can adapt through memories, I revisited this early film with a writer’s “what if” in mind. I couldn’t help…
Centralia: Few know Horror Movie Silent Hill’s Reality
Sink holes, with toxic steam and smoke rising from the ground, remind the visitor that something is amiss.
“10.0 Earthquake” Might be a ‘C’ Grade Movie but Holds a Dire Warning for Californian Residents
In keeping with tradition of the 2014 released 10.0 Earthquake ‘C’ grade film, scientists have warned that the San Andreas Fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll.” Ironically, as in the film, the fault line is located in part, next to a fracking area – the fields of Monterey Shale, which in the film, threatened…
DiCaprio’s “Before the Flood” a Must See
“No more talk, no more excuses, no more 10-year studies.”
The Walking Dead’s Season Finale is a Game Changer. Here’s Why…
As the finale of Season 6 comes to a close, The Walking Dead is as much alive today (mind the pun) as it was when it debuted in our living rooms in 2010. The topic, however, is one I have deliberately steered from in all my dystopian ramblings. As big a fan as I am…