The Image of Man | Specter of Earth (III)

(a.1) The Image of Man | Specter of Earth (continued from part II) The realization of the trend-association between The Feminine, The Masculine and The Earth1, from prehistory to (post)modernity, is important in so far as it stands in opposition to synthetic union of the two (male and female) and vice-versa, for no stable and… Continue reading The Image of Man | Specter of Earth (III)

Riddick, Patriarchy & Modern Masculinity

[Contains spoilers] From his very first scene in Pitch Black one understands Riddick as a feral, disturbed individual. Animalistic in his lust for both sex and blood. Ruthless in his dispatchment of anyone who would seek to impede him from whatever it is he pleases to do. In the beginning narration of Pitch Black's sequel,… Continue reading Riddick, Patriarchy & Modern Masculinity

FILM REVIEW – LE SAMORUAI

Spoiler warning. [Editor's note: This article was previously published to my personal blog, thus if you have already read it there and recall it's contents you might wish to skip it. Thank you for reading.] If formalism was gold Jean-Pierre Melville might have just been the richest filmmaker to ever live and none of his… Continue reading FILM REVIEW – LE SAMORUAI