Tag Archives: Marshall McLuhan

Snow, Death, and the Bewildered Herd

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain Few people at this hour – and I refer to the time before the breaking out of this most grim war, which is coming to birth so strangely, as if it did not … Continue reading

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David Cronenberg’s Videodrome Was a Technology Prophecy

Editor’s note: Since today marks director David Cronenberg’s 73rd birthday, it’s a good time to appreciate one of his greatest and most notorious works. Though my favorite of his remains the distinctly PKD-like eXistenZ, a close runner up is the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Matinee: The Net

Notes by Other Cinema: Ultimately stunning in its revelations, Lutz Dammbeck’s The Net explores the incredibly complex backstory of Ted Kaczynski, the infamous Unabomber. This exquisitely crafted inquiry into the rationale of this mythic figure situates him within a late … Continue reading

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