Tag: film

The IPCRESS File: The Spectator and the Faux Rebellion of Neoliberal Identity Politics

...multiple points of identification are being offered to align with current demands of supposedly multi-cultural, neoliberal niche-marketing. This however subverts genuine representations and generates a number of anachronisms.

Squid Game’s Failure

Maybe you can’t berate someone for what they haven’t done, but it seems that it’s the things that aren’t there in Squid Game that are the important ones.

Ken Loach, by Valerie Krips

That subversive gentleman

Enlightened Barbarism: On Zero Dark Thirty and the Torture Debate

Whenever anyone declares that what they are doing is neutral or free of ideology we ought to be suspicious. This is even more so in relation to contemporary terrorism. How would it be possible to take a neutral stance on post 9/11 events and even have anything to say? And yet this is precisely what […]

Three Films, Three Geeks

Matthew Ryan Existenz, Being John Malkovich, Fight Club