Reviews: Films

Minding the Gap

Dylan Skurka on a film that suggests it’s possible to choose to overcome your upbringing.
[Issue 147 :: December 2021 / January 2022]

Brimstone and Treacle

Thomas R. Morgan notes a diabolical, and angelic, case of anti-realism.
[Issue 145 :: August/September 2021]


Brian McCusker looks and leaps into Casablanca with Søren Kierkegaard.
[Issue 144 :: June/July 2021]

Sci Fi & The Meaning of Life

Shai Tubali sees how non-human minds mirror our condition back to us. [CONTAINS SPOILERS!]
[Issue 143 :: April/May 2021]

Cuties (Mignonnes)

Majalli Fatah rips apart a so-called ‘feminist’ critique of an uncomfortable feminist film.
[Issue 142 :: February/March 2021]

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Siobhain Lash argues that you can sometimes be to blame even when you couldn’t have done differently.
[Issue 141 :: December 2020 / January 2021]

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Terri Murray gets to the core of ethics with Socrates and Woody Allen [CONTAINS PLOT SPOILERS!].
[Issue 139 :: August/September 2020]

A Few Good Men

Matt Qvortrup casts Tom Cruise as a Kantian and Jack Nicholson as a utilitarian in this Cold War courtroom ethics epic.
[Issue 138 :: June/July 2020]


Chris Ferbrache wonders why zombie movies have remained so popular for almost a century.
[Issue 137 :: April/May 2020]


Ștefan Bolea meditates on madness at the movies.
[Issue 136 :: February/March 2020]

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