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Daily Archives: September 14, 2015

You are trapped in a dark cave, chained up and forced to look forward onto a wall in front of you, and you have been in this position since your birth. On this wall, you see shadows of figures and objects illuminated by a fire positioned behind you. Sound familiar? One of the oldest thought experiments in philosophy’s history, Plato’s… Read more »

14 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Art films have often been unfairly burdened with the stereotype that their running times are punishingly over-long, designed purely to bore the uninitiated viewer into a sort of catatonic submission. Of course now such a correlation between a film’s length and its art-house credentials no longer holds. Modern block-busters (read: celluloid energy drinks) such as Avengers: Age of Ultron (2014)… Read more »

14 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists