NIGHTSTREAM 2021- “King Car” and the Unhealthy Intimacy Between Man & Machine: Film Review

Since the dawn of time, the human race has been intrinsically connected to technology. From the first hammer all the way to highly complex machinery, society has advanced and prospered thanks to our tools. However, what happens when our tech grows beyond our means? Renata Pinheiro’s King Car provides a pre-dystopian look at the dangersContinue reading “NIGHTSTREAM 2021- “King Car” and the Unhealthy Intimacy Between Man & Machine: Film Review”

Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) 2021- Festival Preview

As fall begins to settle in, some of the year’s hottest films blowing into the Windy City. That’s right, the 57th Annual Chicago International Film Festival begins today, October 13 and runs until Sunday October 24th. In light of the ongoing pandemic, CIFF has shifted to a hybrid structure, ensuring that you can discover anContinue reading “Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) 2021- Festival Preview”

James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad”: Film Review

As science fiction began to gain in popularity in the 50s and 60s, writers and directors used the genre’s conventions to speak about the uncertain state of a world embroiled in a Cold War. Films like Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Day the Earth Stood Still used the concept of extraterrestrials as allegoriesContinue reading “James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad”: Film Review”

Wyatt Rockefeller’s “Settlers”: Film Review

In the 1800s, the American West was considered the last frontier of human exploration. All that changed in 1969 when the crew from Apollo 11 landed on the moon. After that moment, space has since been considered to be the final frontier. What happens though once space has been discovered and colonized like the WestContinue reading “Wyatt Rockefeller’s “Settlers”: Film Review”