A nice look back at Blomkamp’s follow up effort to District 9. It touches on one of the issues I had with the movie, namely the casting.
[How Movies Manipulate Your Brain to Keep You Entertained]((http://www.wired.com/2014/08/how-movies-manipulate-your-brain/)
Interesting, if short, piece on practical effects versus computer, perception and where things sit in the frame.
Seven of Italy’s top scientists were convicted of manslaughter following a catastrophic quake. What follows is a travesty of justice and the problems with human perception when it comes to natural disasters.
Alright, alright, alright.
More of that filter bubble, plus a little fear of rocking the boat.
AV Club have been revisiting Lost. This recap of the Season 1 finale touches on everything great about the show, and proof enough that it was always about the characters.
"In the game, you experiment in altering the pasts of three resident creators performing at the Equinox. There’s the Artist (a woman named Marisol) the Filmmaker director (Avery Arnault) and the Musical Act (a band called Many Embers). "Your goal is to improve their works in the present," Fielder says. "And you have to satisfy the whims of the creator, the Critic and the Crowd and they’ll hint at what should change next. So the story’s really tied intrinsically into the gameplay."
Well, I’m sold.
Film Crit Hulk on why this movie still matters.
This overlaps with elements of comics fandom.
Bonus: Read this too.
I am a huge nerd for the Jagged Alliance series.