I’ll warn you up front that this is going to make extensive reference to the movie Synecdoche, New York. It’s not so much a spoiler warning, because this isn’t the type of movie that can be spoiled. 882 more words
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A unique, beautiful animated film that captures the complexities of the human soul.
Anomalisa tells the life of Michael Stone, an author of a widely-recognized book titled, “How May I Help You Help Them?” He visits Cincinnati to give a presentation on customer service. 729 more words
Charlie Kaufman é um dos roteiristas que melhor trabalha o tema dos impasses inerentes à alteridade do Outro, ele escreve histórias criativas e inova na forma de contá-las. 1,265 more words
Can we admit enjoyment from a film that exacerbates a climax which never comes?
A dreamscape layered with subtext, Synecdoche, New York concerns itself with the unravelling of a mind, and beyond this the unravelling of the ‘self’ as a discrete unit of social capital. 1,183 more words
I recently read an article in Aeon Magazine, which investigates the scientific possibilities and implications of purging one’s “bad” memories. * Haunted by news stories and images of traumatized children in the Middle East, and as a teacher to troubled adolescents, I find my opinion is conflicted: memories construct who we are, for-better-or-for-worse, but there are such horrible things that happen…Hungry for more insight into the subject (and a film buff) I decided to re-watch the 2004 film… 360 more words