In the same way that nightmares serve an evolutionary purpose of mentally preparing us for real world dangers, I believe that apocalyptic movies also serve a similar function for society: namely, they prepare us for the worst. This may explain a correlation of historical events to the rise of apocalyptic movies.
I’m generally a lazy person. In the movie “The Lobster,” Colin Farrell’s character had 45 days to find a mate or be transformed into an animal of his choosing. He chose to be a lobster because “they’re blue-blooded like aristocrats, they live for hundreds of years, are fertile their entire lives and I like the sea very much.” (An excellent choice). If I were in that movie, I would choose being a whale because whales are fat and lazy: they just open their mouths and food comes in. Whales too would also live for hundreds of years. The best part is that every now and then I would be able to beach myself and say things like “do you happen to have a bucket or a hose, bro?” Continue reading “The Whale”→
Lately, searching for good things to watch on Netflix has been such a chore. So much so that by the time I find something that will make me say, oh that might be good, I’d have already wasted enough time to the point where I’d stay up too late and not get enough sleep if I had watched it. After being paralyzed by my indecision, what ends up happening is that I abandon Netflix entirely, go on youtube, and fall asleep to some nature documentary. Sad! Continue reading “Texting Hidden Gems to Watch on Netflix”→