Cole Smith

Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)

In 2013 one movie sex scene took the internet by storm. Despite critical acclaim, Blue is the Warmest Color could not seem to shake the accusations of “Male Gaze” and gratuitous sex scenes, people also harping on the directors perceived mistreatment of the stars in his movie. Let’s move past that, and look at one of the most critically lauded and progressively scorned movies of the past year.

April 11th, 2014

The Impossible Planet and the Bleeding Mind, or Solaris

At the intersection of sci-fi, drama, and existentialism, we meet Solaris. While relegated to general obscurity, Solaris remains one of the more challenging sci-fi concepts out there. This article seeks out the discrepencies and similarities between one novel and two movies dealing with a virtually identical narrative.



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