Tomorrowland: If You Don’t Like This Movie, You’ll Kill Our Future

Summary:  Today Locke Peterseim reviews Tomorrowland, Disney's "ode to a pre-Vietnam, pre-Watergate, pre-counterculture past when the early ‘60s, Space Race, Camelot-fueled notion of tomorrow was still bright and gleaming, filled with shining spires and Jetson-styled flying cars and jet packs — it’s pure nostalgia for a lost future." It's only a lost future if we … Continue reading Tomorrowland: If You Don’t Like This Movie, You’ll Kill Our Future

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“Gravity” teaches us not how to survive in space, but to want to survive.

Summary:  We've broadened our geopolitical analysis to include film criticism by Locke Peterseim. Today we have something different: a standard film review. Bottom line (spoiler!):  "Gravity is not about how to survive in the harsh depths of space, but how to want to survive, to want to live. ... But where Kubrick’s masterwork {2001}  is … Continue reading “Gravity” teaches us not how to survive in space, but to want to survive.