by Fran Hoepfner
"There’s a tapestry of details we’re missing, a logic inherently gone, but I cannot overemphasize enough how much that isn’t the point. It’s a fable. It’s a story. It’s a movie. We’re here to believe."
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Letter from the Editor (free)
Fran Hoepfner on Midnight Special
After the End of the World
Brianna Low on Another Earth
Floating in Jars (free)
Elisabeth Geier on The Man with Two Brains and All of Me
Sophia Cross on Advantageous
God Bless the Telephone
Andrew Martin on Sunshine
Anchored in Time
Amy Woolsey on Super 8
Does My Mother Dream of Electric Sheep?
Alex Dabertin on Her, Mad Max: Fury Road, Under the Skin, and Ex Machina
Post-Apocalyptic Alienation Revue: Richard Lester's The Bed-Sitting Room (1969) and the Dream of London at the End of the World
Brian Doan on The Bed-Sitting Room
How Could It Not Know What It Is?
Arielle Greenberg on Blade Runner
Andrew Root on Interstellar
"The point of a film is not to feel superior to it, to declare it “overrated,” to elevate our opinions above a piece of work, because what is often lost in that process is the quiet, personal experience that can be generated by a genuine interaction with a piece of art."
"My mother was six months pregnant with me, and in the nick of time. I believe she thought she was saving us both, though I was already immersed in water, already floating."