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Adam Curtis podcast with Adam Buxton

Curtis is a an eye opening journalist covering history and fairly abstract concepts. His style is mainly based on short films making up parts of TV shows like… 131 more words

Media

Be more problematic

The United States of America has elected a demagogue whose cabinet contains religious fundamentalists who are attempting to enact policies attacking women’s reproductive rights. Russia is a barely-democratic state ruled by a gay-bashing strongman whose legislature recently decriminalised ‘first-offence’ instances of domestic abuse. 1,903 more words

Politics

Hypernormalisation

The BBC filmmaker Adam Curtis created this documentary film that was released in October 2016. During these 2 hours and 46 minutes, Curtis explains how, in times where confusing and incomprehensible world events happen, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging and over-simplified world. 240 more words

World

HyperNormalisation and Hyperreality

Continuing our Baudrillardian theme this month, we here present the newest documentary by the BBC’s Adam Curtis, HyperNormalisation. If there’s a better documentary filmmaker than Curtis working these days, I don’t know who it is. 1,387 more words

Film

Myth Picture

Towards the end of 2016 Adam Curtis’s documentary Hypernormalisation caused a bit of a stir, Curtis argues that since the 1970s, governments, financiers, and technological utopians… 611 more words

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