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Daily Archives: January 30, 2017

It is commonly argued that there is an unfortunate shortage of well-written female roles dished out in Hollywood. Given the slight difficulty it takes to find contemporary actresses whose films and performances are consistently exceptional, there may be some truth to that sentiment. However, while quantity may be lacking in the industry, each year does bring quality of acting by… Read more »

30 January 2017 | Features, People Lists

Imagine that you’re an expert in world affairs. For decades, you’ve used the cold logic of science to grasp the forces of the world. You keep a very close eye on the zeitgeist of our world. Unlike others who bury their heads in the sand, you can see the signs. If your eyes are clear enough, you might see them… Read more »

30 January 2017 | Features, Other Lists

The majority of moviegoers still think animated films only serve to cut the edges of reality, and in this way, to invent stories that are more digestible and more fairytale-like for children. Some may look at this genre as secondary compared to films that are shot in a traditional way. Even if you have this mindset, after watching some animated… Read more »

30 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Many of us live our busy day-to-day lives, constantly filled with continuous tasks that consume our time, so we rarely get to sit and think about the inevitable end of this parade, or what it all means. As Schopenhauer once put it: “Time is that by which at every moment all things become as nothing in our hands, and thereby… Read more »

30 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists