Reviews: Films

Don’t Look Up

Dylan Skurka marvels at the human capacity to ignore existential threats.
[Issue 151 :: August/September 2022]

Good Will Hunting

Michael J. Ferreira takes apart a controversial claim about self-education.
[Issue 150 :: June/July 2022]

Androids At The Cinema

Alessandro Colarossi looks at how Hollywood draws and blurs the line between human and machine.
[Issue 149 :: April/May 2022]


Ștefan Bolea considers the motives of the kind of villain who wants to destroy the world (CONTAINS SPOILERS).
[Issue 148 :: February/March 2022]

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]

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