Ricardo Lapeira

Ricardo Lapeira

Ricardo loves watching films. He loves even more trying to uncover their underlying philosophical themes.

Recent posts

The Art of Remembering

Moving away from the linear storytelling path open up the possibility to interpret our memories of a movie in many different ways.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 12 months ago

Make It Seem Intentional

To create something out of nothing, we sometimes have to make our mistakes seem intentional.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

Happiness, Loneliness, and Nature

Into the Wild makes us question the very essence of happiness and whether it is something that can be attained by ourselves.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

Another Dylan

Bob Dylan might not be a prophet, but he sure knows a thing or two about living a good life. Rolling Thunder Revue is a testimony to his greatness.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

Images, Memory, and War

La Jetee is a short film, but it condenses a lot of topics, mostly revolving around images, memory, and war.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

I’m No Longer Here

There is a certain something to dancing that words cannot explain. To many, it is a way to stay alive.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

An Emotional History of the Modern World

The world is a complex place. Nonetheless, Can't Get You Out of My Head tries to make sense of it by looking at the emotions that govern us.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

The Sect

What is it about false prophets that lures us into believing every word they say? One of my worst fears is being part of a sect and not even knowing it.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

The Tale

Watching a movie about sexual abuse is not easy.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

A Playbook for Evil

Is there such a thing as a playbook for becoming a tyrant? Whether this is possible or not, the idea of such a playbook is, in itself, fascinating.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 year ago

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