As the reasons pile up, you begin to wonder if it’s not time to reach for Occam’s Razor, a philosophical rule that says, more or less, that the simplest of competing theories should be preferred to the more complex.
So here’s a simple theory:
Maybe, as a group, we are suffering from “screen fatigue”—not in the narrow sense of migraines, eye strain, and Computer Vision Syndrome, but in a much bigger way, as a culture. We are tired of Zoom calls. We are tired of event television. We are really tired of looking at ourselves on media screens, large and small.
The “Scintillating Starburst” will make you see shimmering rays of light — but they’re not real.
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This low-budget folk-horror is back in Wheatley’s weird, sly world as Joel Fry and Ellora Torchia get lost in the forest
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Alexandre Aja’s Oxygen is a tense and surprisingly moving film, featuring a gripping performance from Mélanie Laurent.
— Read on www.cbr.com/oxygen-movie-review/amp/
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Nobody expects some of these facts.
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The film is set almost entirely aboard Icarus, a spacecraft bound for the sun. The crew has been tasked with restarting the dying celestial body by launching a giant bomb into it—“creating a star within a star.” Their mission unfolds as a daisy chain of breathless cliffhangers. Just about all of them are the products of human error; the decision to drift off course and rendezvous with the first ship sent to accomplish their task creates a domino effect of miscalculations, moral dilemmas, daunting obstacles, and impossible decisions.
— Read on www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/danny-boyle-sunshine-blindingly-human-190000557.html
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The science fiction film that inspired ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Fringe’ deserves a closer look.
— Read on www.inverse.com/entertainment/altered-states-science-fiction-movies/amp
Alex DeLarge, in Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange, undergoes the Ludovico treatment, and muses that he is cured in the end. Here’s the ending, explained.
— Read on screenrant.com/clockwork-orange-ending-explained-meaning/amp/