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Daily Archives: May 13, 2016

Born in Queens, New York, on October 5, 1983, Jesse Eisenberg is the son of a professional clown mother and a college professor father. It’s funny to think that that information might have informed the kind of actor he became – quietly playful, and yet tremendously disciplined. He recently showed off his scenery-chewing abilities as megalomaniac villain Lex Luthor in… Read more »

13 May 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Philosophy can influence our lives even more than we are willing to perceive, and regarding the shape of philosophical ideas, the movie screen is a scenario that demands more of our attention than perhaps a lecture, seminar, or Wikipedia consultation. It asks us to be more than mere spectators; we are to be active overseers of what we can withdraw… Read more »

13 May 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Every film relies heavily on its audience and how they respond to the themes and ideas explored on screen. With the right skills and techniques, a film can easily become a powerful medium – one that can inspire action and influence change. It is no surprise that over the past century, this particular art form has been frequently used by… Read more »

13 May 2016 | Features, Film Lists