Category Film

On Stories

Suspension of disbelief is a well-known concept in fiction. It describes the relaxing assumptions made by the audience towards implausible events which occur in a work of fiction. A classic example is Superman’s disguise: the audience willingly accepts that a pair of eyeglasses deceives all the people who surround Clark Kent. The entire narrative is based on […]

Falling in love with a movie

In this week’s instance of my renowned Tuesday Movie Club, one of my favorite films was screened: Before Sunrise. Actually, I have only seen it once, a long time ago (at least 5 years). I remembered the main plot, but practically none of the details. Yet, the movie stuck with me, due to the feelings […]

19 Movies of Summer

Following the Space Film Festival two months ago, my film viewing rate has dropped dramatically. Alas, it was a magical crevice in the everyday routine. Stuck in a land of no opportunities, I gladly embraced the position of laying back and watching movie-after-movie. But, once I got back, the need to do everything got the better of me, […]

The Space Film Festival

An unexpected yet annual event has happened in my life, and I found myself away from home for a whole week, with nothing in particular to do. Luckily, I was joined by friends, each armed with a computer and a data package, as well as my own 320 GB external hard drive. So, out of […]