The Difficult Truth About Democracy and Primaries

This exploration was made possible by CuriosityStream. An Athenian named Thucydides wrote a history of the Peloponnesian War. The work is a chronological history, with a mix of philosophical overtones and second-hand reproductions of speeches from figures of the time. He described events in 427 BCE, when Athens put down Continue Reading

Ex Machina — The Control of Information

Hi, I’m Michael. This is Lessons from the Screenplay. At its most basic level, a story is just information being communicated over time. Sometimes it’s plot information explained through dialogue. “And over the next few days, you’re going to be the human component in a Turing test.” Sometimes it’s emotional Continue Reading

Minority Report — When the Story World Becomes The Villain

Hi, I’m Michael. This is Lessons From The Screenplay. Phillip K. Dick is well known for inspiring some of the greatest story worlds ever put on screen, and Minority Report is no exception. A radical, stunning vision of the future, Minority Report’s world design continues to influence science fiction to Continue Reading

Andrei Tarkovsky – Poetic Harmony | CRISWELL | Cinema Cartography

Solaris (1972) The Sacrifice (1986) Mirror (1975) Ivan’s Childhood (1962) Stalker (1979) Andre Rublev (1966) Nostalghia (1983) Stalker (1979) Solaris (1972) Nostalghia (1983) Andrei Rublev (1966) Ivan’s Childhood (1962) Mirror (1975) The Sacrifice (1986) Stalker (1979) Mirror (1975) Solaris (1972) Andrei Rublev (1966) Mirror (1975) The Sacrifice (1986) Mirror (1975) Continue Reading

Onigiri Talks #1 – Gacha Life | Welcome to Capitalism

The Ideology Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe | Jack Saint

our war is a war against evil this is clearly a case of good versus evil and make no mistake about it good will prevail hey everybody today we're gonna talk about the hidden meanings of Marvel movies please don't go the Marvel Cinematic Universe is at this point a Continue Reading

The Political Implications Of Talking Dog Movies | Jack Saint

as if we just realized 10 minutes from the end oh shit we just made our movie propaganda for the oppressive anti-feminist bourgeois elites of the 18th century quick making it powering at the end so they won't notice what else ruthlessly declare everything you want toxic cancel to expose Continue Reading

The Good Place calls out capitalism | SilentWalrusMedia

so this is going to be my first non video game related video but I'm excited about it because I think it's gonna be a good one I want to start branching out and exploring leftist ideas in other forms of media and today I want to start with a Continue Reading