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Daily Archives: July 12, 2015

Our growing fascination with technology has spawned a plethora of films highlighting a variety of sci-fi gadgets and futuristic technology that we can only dream of. Many ideas presented in tech films from decades past have come to fruition (especially in telecommunications). As our technology grows in its complexity, so have these films grown in their intricacies and ability to… Read more »

12 July 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Disability on film is fraught with danger for filmmakers. From the portrayal of the victimized, invalided “cripple” or a romanticised and heroic cliché of triumph above adversity, both pictures painted can often be exploitative and alienating; especially to the people with disabilities whose lives filmmakers are attempting to convey, hopefully with a degree of sincerity. However, the following films are… Read more »

12 July 2015 | Features, Film Lists