Etiqueta: cinema

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Alice in Hallucinationland

Alice goes on a journey during which peculiar characters tell her what to eat or drink. Then, strange things happen. Doesn't all this seem like a drug-induced psychedelic journey?

Zarathustra

Half a century after Kubrick’s futuristic metaphor, the mythical creation of Zarathustra survives and continues to be the cosmogonic core for some. This auditive start accompanying the sequence of a primate throwing a bone into the air as a first tool, thus starting the Anthropocene, became iconic.

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Nurses in film

The way cinema has represented nurses has varied over time: from the clothing itself to the relationships with patients and other health personnel.

Astronomy and space on the big screen

Since its origins, cinema has been fascinated with the subject of scientific developments. In particular, astronomy and astrophysics have played an important role in science fiction stories about space travel and exploration. Though the science has not always been accurately represented, in the last decades

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Deciphering ‘The Imitation Game’

The Weinstein Company / Black Bear Pictures / Ampersand Pictures The Imitation Game did not go unnoticed when it premiered in Spain in early 2015. The film chronicles the life of Alan Turing, played by actor Benedict Cumberbatch, and was directed by Morten Tyldum. This biopic,

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«Interstellar»: Science and License

Warner Bross «Cinema and Science are not incompatible worlds». This was the title of Manuel Moreno Lupiañez's article included in Mètode's monograph «Science Frames», which dealt with the relationship between science and cinema. The frequent slip-ups, ever present in