Surveillance Valley Review Or: How We Should Learn to Start Worrying and Loathe the Internet

I used to think that the history of the internet began with people like Tim Berners-Lee; plucky tech nuts with an innocent, grass roots passion for technological advancement. There are many such stories in internet folk-lore that would have us think that the internet is a Utopian entity; one where democracy, ingenuity and equality prevail, a fresh start for the new post-war batch of humanity … Continue reading Surveillance Valley Review Or: How We Should Learn to Start Worrying and Loathe the Internet

The Favourite

The Favourite is a highly contained story as is Lanthimos’ fashion, with a small cast, and a simplistic plot where people act according to otherworldly rules. Dogtooth, his second feature, is a great analogy for his films as a whole. A father attempts to contain his children within his house for their entire lives, telling them the world outside is dangerous and they’re better off … Continue reading The Favourite