Museum of Innocence: Impressions

The exhibition at Somerset House focuses on 13 vitrines filled with everyday objects that each represent a single moment within the relationship, interwoven with film by celebrated director Grant Gee, original material about the making of the museum and facsimile manuscripts of the novel. https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/museum-of-innocence The exhibition spans two medium sized rooms. Regular objects are […]

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Can Deadpool be seen as a descendent of Brecht’s attitude towards theatrical characters?

This is a question dependent on what exactly Brecht’s idea of epic theatre means, and whether or not modern movies and films seek the same ideals. It also depends on whether or not modern self-aware characters like Deadpool that do not seek full empathy from the audience are the way they are for similar reasons […]

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The Hoax

A hoax is not simply a lie or a fabricated story. In order to be considered a hoax, the lie must not only be believable and substantiated in some way, but also sensational and of some consequence so as to draw significant enough attention, else it is not a successful hoax at all. The purpose […]

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