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Monday, January 27 2014

Freudian Trip: Why We Still Can’t Get ‘The Shining’ Out of Our Heads

Freud theorized that to experience the uncanny was to awaken intellectual uncertainty. Kubrick's The Shining understands this to a masterful degree.


Sunday, June 10 2012

The Sky Is Falling: Images of Mass Destruction in ‘The Avengers’

If you find yourself in a Hollywood film this summer and you’re not wearing a cape, watch out for falling debris.


Monday, October 3 2011

“Red Hood & the Outlaws” is Editor’s Choice of DC’s New 52

Red Hood & the Outlaws is the pick of DC's relaunch. Here's why.


Wednesday, May 11 2011

An Unsolved Mystery in Jed Rubenfeld’s ‘The Death Instinct’

If you're interested in history and enjoy seeing some of the Western World’s greatest figures brought back to life, you may have fun with The Death Instinct.


Sunday, March 13 2011

Returning to the Basement: Excavating the Unconscious in ‘Buffy’s’ “Restless”

Although dreams permeate Buffy the Season Four finalé "Restless" consists of a series of dreams in which the characters confront their unconscious dreams.


Tuesday, April 13 2010

Who Wrote Shakespeare and Why You Should Care

James Shapiro encourages those who believe that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays to examine their prejudices about where genius comes from, how it works, and who gets to have it.


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