Hollywood Hellscape

The hipster hellscape. The trendy dystopian trope and all those goddamn post apocalyptic motifs. Cliche at this point, the world ended years ago. Yet the trends keep being shat down our throats but blue check mark movie producers and hack comedians with shitty podcasts that should have come out 10 years ago, when the materialContinue reading “Hollywood Hellscape”

People Who You Didn’t Know Were Socialists – Charlie Chaplin

Poetry’s Place in the Revolution: The Rant of a Socialist Poet

God fucking cock sucking mother fucking damnit! Quite a poetic opening am I right? Yes a bit blunt but to be honest I am in a foul mood. I started off the year strong by getting published twice in one month, but ever since June it has been a series of pitches and rejection letters.Continue reading “Poetry’s Place in the Revolution: The Rant of a Socialist Poet”

A Film Buffs Opinion of the “Content Bubble” or (Why the only new movie I saw all year was Straight Outta Compton)

I am the kind of person who loves to stay up to date on everything, especially the world of film.  I love cinema and have wanted to be a director since I was 5.  I like to be the kind of person who has seen all the good movies and all the good TV shows.Continue reading “A Film Buffs Opinion of the “Content Bubble” or (Why the only new movie I saw all year was Straight Outta Compton)”

Roger Corman is the Edgar Allen Poe of Film

In the spirit of Halloween, what could be more perfect for today than a reflection about the original American king of Horror.  What would be even better still would be a reflection on both him and another king of horror, the B-cult movie kingpin that is Roger Corman, who was not only a fan ofContinue reading “Roger Corman is the Edgar Allen Poe of Film”

The Cinematic Innovations and Implications of Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane was released during a time of immense change and social conflict.  It was also a time when film technologies, methods, and the overall popularity of the medium were reaching peaks. The film was also released during an era of history that was socially elitist and darwinistic.  The rich white male elitist climate ofContinue reading “The Cinematic Innovations and Implications of Citizen Kane”