My take on the film is up on hplus magazine. A snippet:
Not once in the whole film do we meet people who have successfully paid for their new organ and are living happily after what should have been a fatal accident. Not once do we see the impact of the enhancements Beth has, […]
The Kingdom of Nerd is divided on the issue of The Matrix and its sequels. Some find all three overrated, some love the first film but hate the garbage that came after, and some, like me, find the whole corpus fascinating. Among the extended works, The Animatrix is perhaps the most interesting, and […]
Note: This post may seem like it has nothing to do with transhumanism. It might be a bit self-indulgent, but I assure you, it will be proven thematically appropriate.
Christopher Nolan’s Batman series is one of those rare pop culture phenomenons that is a joy at every level – from visceral pleasure to […]
Ratatouille is a fantasy, but a fantasy so close to reality that the fantastic bits almost go unnoticed. The moments where the film asks us to suspend our disbelief are so few and so minor that we forget the film is about a talking rat who can cook. Remy’s unbelievable intelligence is what creates the […]
James Cameron’s Avatar really is as good and as awful as everyone says it is. The visuals are eye-melting and captivating. The plot is hackneyed. Charlie Jane Anders, Annalee Newitz, and George Dvorsky cover nearly every point worth covering and strike the perfect tones in their review/critiques. All three, however, […]
I saw The Fantastic Mr. Fox last Thursday. It is easily my favorite Wes Anderson movie and my favorite Roald Dahl adaptation, making it a double threat. The animation is beautiful, the humor is spot on, Anderson’s strange sentimentality is drawn out nicely and the voice acting is superb. Mr. Fox has a good […]
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