Cinema & The Narrative Game

The film director Martin Scorsese recently criticized movies based on comic books, saying they are ‘not cinema’. His point is undeniable, in that there is a clear difference between creating mainstream entertainment and creating a classic piece of artistic storytelling. His point especially rings true when you consider how many repetitive superhero films have been…

Our American Right?

Submitted by Epaminondas On May 31, 2019, the Western Intellectual Elite got an introduction to the ideology underpinning the new Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party via a translation of a speech from the beginning of 2013 (Greer). In it contained insight into the debate being had by the Party at large on the future…