A friend of mine asked me if I was willing to write an article drawing similarities between my favourite movies and the current and historical rise of fascist regimes. Her site is called Tlaskamati, it is awesome. You can find the complete analysis here. The following is just an excerpt of it: We are living … Continue reading Star Wars and Fascism
Mary Poppins Returns is a sequel to the 1964 classic Disney film. The mantle of P.L. Travers’ iconic governess is passed on from Julie Andrews to Emily Blunt for this ‘return’. The movie is set 20 years after the original, in depression-era London, and now follows the lives of Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks … Continue reading A short thought-piece on Mary Poppins Returns
I am by no means an adult.
It’s amazing how ofter I hear this sentiment in various iterations expressed by people of my generation, usually those aged 21-35. I disregard the term “millennial” because it’s been plagued with negative connotations by those older than we are, so instead let us talk about us young-ish adults instead.
By Carolina Rosado Aiza.
Originally written for the course: Management: Principles and Practices of EBS
When we think of bureaucracy we are instantly reminisced of long queues that culminate in unpleasant and unproductive chats with surly people who couldn’t care less about our enquiry, who will probably give us a document to fill out and to deliver to another sour looking person who will keep that chain in movement. Continue reading “Breaking up with the system: It’s not you… It’s bureaucracy”
I had a moment of reflection the other day. I was watching Days of Future Past, and I was paying close(er) attention to Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage), more specifically to his motivations and what made him (in my humble opinion) an excellent villain. I think it’s sad that Trask’s role didn’t impact the movie as much … Continue reading Reminiscences of the X-Men and intolerance
El verano es una de las temporadas altas en la industria cinematográfica. Es la época en la que se estrenan las grandes producciones hollywoodenses, súper héroes, explosiones, caricaturas, comedias, mundos lejanos, aventuras épicas y una que otra película de terror compiten por el primer lugar en taquilla. Películas como Avengers, El Caballero de la Noche, … Continue reading Summer blockbusters (this post is in spanish)
“En el futuro todos tendrán sus 15 minutos de fama” -Andy Warhol El principal exponente del Arte Pop es también uno de los personajes más controversiales de finales del siglo XX. Incursionó en una gran variedad de formas artísticas, destacando la pintura e incluyendo el arte “performance”, cine, dibujo, escultura, audio, televisión, moda, fotografía y … Continue reading Andy Warhol (this post is in spanish)