Twenty years of Last Action Hero, Reality TV Hoaxer, whistleblower heroics and more

The film Last Action Hero opened twenty years ago today. I saw the movie in theaters and loved it as a child. Having been a fan of Terminator 2 (which came out a few years earlier) Last Action Hero elaborated on the boyhood fantasy of having your own personal Ah-nuld, just like John Connor and … Continue reading Twenty years of Last Action Hero, Reality TV Hoaxer, whistleblower heroics and more

Zizek’s guide to ideology, Netflix tackles TV, Digital Dualist Conservatism

I haven't yet been able to see The Pervert's Guide to Ideology, Slavoj Zizek and Sophie Fiennes' follow-up to The Pervert's Guide to Cinema. Dan Adleman reviews the film in the Mainlander: Other ideological “masterpieces” that Žižek points to are much subtler, precisely because they occupy more prominent positions in the western cultural imaginary. He … Continue reading Zizek’s guide to ideology, Netflix tackles TV, Digital Dualist Conservatism