Love, power, money, ghosts of empire, conspiracies, artificial intelligence – and you. Dystopia revisited, through the mind of Adam Curtis. [more inside]
Is anyone interested in talking about an Adam Curtis documentary? (In related questions: does anyone know a way for me to watch parts two and three of All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace? I am willing to pay!) I have been working my way through his catalog (which, taken all in a row, is pretty intense) and would be interested in talking about some of his movies. All Watched Over is my strongest contender, if I can find the other parts. But also The Way of All Flesh, or his film about Nick Leeson, or the Century of the Self... I'm flexible!
Charlie Brooker reviews the year known formally as 2014. The end of the year is often marked by a morbid sense of self-reflection, so why not laugh at others instead? [more inside]