Every other month or so, I sit down to re-watch one of my favourite artsy docufilm Oceans (Disneynature). Why do I watch it so often? What is it about this film that draws me back again and again? Why do people watch films? What role does film play within art and culture? Cultural theorists have... Continue Reading →
-Dr. Jordan Peterson, Twelve Rules for Life, 140. An interesting consideration on the origin of the Peter Pan complex, perhaps?
Setting aside the moral descent and ascent of Alucard in the Hellsing manga series and internal dilemmas of Father Abel in the sci-fi horror manga Trinity Blood, most popular vampire imaginings today often fail to delve into the psychological and spiritual world of the vampire, choosing instead to focus on the human drama or the... Continue Reading →
-Botton, The Consolations of Philosophy, 81.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMAs_C_7Gp4 By the same composer for Morrowind, Skyrim, and Oblivion, comes a fantastic original set of music pieces - "Symphonic Sketches". I love the quality of the music - light, varied, and rich in tone. I hope you guys enjoy it too!
Around twelve or thirteen I became obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, and after seeing a Basil Rathbone feature, I fell in love. Sherlock Holmes has been the ultimate word in intelligence since the first tales came out in The Strand Magazine. As England underwent a rapid change during the 18th century, people began to become more... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoWWTjXIYfY A very chill lute and harp track that definitely fits within the super chill Celtic genre. Great for listening while working!
Jackson Square Landmark Cinemas sold out Black Panther tickets for at least five days straight. I finally managed to find a showing one evening with three seats for my brother, my friend, and I. I was excited for a variety of reasons: I have always wanted to see a cat-themed superhero (Catman, for example); I... Continue Reading →