Film, Films, Media, Reviews

A Non-Conscious Experience (Swiss Army Man)

This brief post focuses on Eric Shouse’s definition of affect and how it differs from feeling and emotion. I’m going to filter his explanation through one of the most weird and wonderful films to come out in 2016, Swiss Army Man. The absurdity of a narrative that follows a suicidal man teaching a dead man… Continue reading A Non-Conscious Experience (Swiss Army Man)

Film, Films, Media, Reviews

Totalitarianism in Film

Since the term Ideology can be very broad, I’m going to narrow my discussion down to the societal aspect of ideology in film. Specifically the portrayal of totalitarianism in some of the most successful film franchises, how they have demonstrated ideology in the form of beliefs that control society. I will discuss the common themes… Continue reading Totalitarianism in Film