In this analysis of C.S. Lewis' novel That Hideous Strength, Mihai Marinescu provides us with a whole range of insights on posthumanism, counter-initiation, mass media, conspiracy culture and much more. Lengthy, exhaustive and not to be missed - just the way we like it on Kali Tribune.
Star Wars: Rogue One is a puzzling film. Namely, it is a straightforward, emotionally laden war movie with an unspoken yet clear message: a praise of suicide.
Hollywood is a major factor in forming the consciousness of masses in the West and, consequently, a major tool in a hardware of Globalist geopolitics. Yet, while following the moving image of today, we tend to forget how it developed from the image of yesterday. In this hefty analysis of famous Nineties murder spree thriller "Natural Born Killers", Shawn Helton gives us a reminder of how the phenomena of mass murderers, now replaced by "terror attacks" dominated the consciousness of "doom generation", and provides insight in Oliver Stone's critique of American mass media.
Nostalgic about eighties? "The Day After" still gets you misty eyed? Ancient synths remind you of the first kiss you imagined or even performed? The memory of lithe body of C 64 personal computer still influences your opposite sex beauty standards? If so, press play on tape, let the Cyndy Lauper do her thing, and allow us to disillusion you with analysis of epitome movie of this sorry decade. Kali Tribune's Department of flipping the ice cubes in monodimensial space and motion picture analysis presents the borderline insane analysis of John Carpenter's "The Thing" and it's relation to Cold War paranoia.
A little repose from difficult themes ... in the embrace of still more difficult themes. But, this once in the form of literature. In this short story from eternally soon-to-be-published collection "Film sporedne ceste" ("A back road movie"), you can learn just how important it is to be a Puritan of Hitchhiking in order to get to hitchhike your way through life.