Tag Archives: Art

Saturday Matinee: M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity

By Matt Zoller Seitz Source: RogerEbert.com Documentaries about visual artists tend to be so boringly conceived—talk about the life, show a picture, talk about the life, show another picture—that you may not realize what you’ve been missing until you see one as … Continue reading

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Tears in Rain: ‘Blade Runner’ and Philip K. Dick’s Legacy in Film

Blade Runner, and the work of Philip K. Dick, continues to find its way into our cinemas and minds. How did the visions of a paranoid loner become the most relevant science fiction of our time? By Sean Bell Source: … Continue reading

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The End of Reality?

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain In 1888,  the year before he went insane, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote the following in Twilight of the Idols: We have got rid of the real world: what world is left?  The apparent world perhaps? … Continue reading

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Why We Need Dystopian Fiction Now More Than Ever

By August Cole and P.W. Singer Source: Slate It hits you every so often. When you when you tug on a face mask to go pick up food for your family. When you witness the powerless suffer casual violence by … Continue reading

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Masked, Homeless, and Desolate

By Edward Curtin Source: Off-Guardian Personality is persona, a mask…The mask is magic…Larva means mask; or ghost…it also means mad, a case of demoniacal possession.” Norman O. Brown, Love’s Body Walk the streets in the United States and many countries … Continue reading

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What is the soul if not a better version of ourselves?

By John Cottingham Source: aeon What is the point of gaining the whole world if you lose your soul? Today, far fewer people are likely to catch the scriptural echoes of this question than would have been the case 50 … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: First Reformed

Synopsis by A24 Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York on the cusp of celebrating its 250th anniversary. Once a stop on the Underground Railroad, the church is … Continue reading

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How To Defeat The Empire

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com One of the biggest and most consistent challenges of my young career so far has been finding ways to talk about solutions to our predicament in a way that people will truly hear. I talk … Continue reading

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