The Illusion of Free Will

Swallow reminds us that free will is a prison we build for ourselves, but one from which we are able to escape.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 4 days ago

Druk

Alcohol is one of the many things that help me cope with my responsibilities. Druk made me question my relationship with it.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 12 days ago
Closer

Why are we constantly looking for that special someone who will make us feel good about ourselves? Closer shows us that we don't need someone else in order to save us from the dread of feeling separated from the world.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 20 days ago
Wrath of Man

What is it that makes Guy Ritchie's films good? Wrath of Man will surely make you question this as it captivates you.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 26 days ago
The Human Epoch

Anthropocene is a depiction of the beauty and complexity of our planet, but also of the power that human beings have to destroy.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 month ago
Collapse

When the world collapses, where will you go? Collapse is a provocative and gloomy glimpse into a future that unfortunately feels too real.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 1 month ago
Children of Men

If the species were to end tomorrow, would any of this make sense? Children of Men makes us rethink the relationship between the 'I' and the 'Us' in a world where children are no longer born.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 2 months ago
First Man

Watching First Man, starring Ryan Gosling, is a harsh reminder of what the first astronauts went through in order to leave our planet. Although it now seems like the only thing necessary to get to space is a couple of million bucks, space pioneers were men who defied their very existence.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted about 2 months ago
First Reformed

Can religion stand the challenges of our modern world? As Reverend Toller asks himself this question, the foundations of his religious faith start to crumble.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 2 months ago
The Death of Stalin

There are some movies that one can’t help but wonder why they aren’t more famous. It’s not like fame matters when it comes to cinema, but it is something I’ve never been able to understand. After all, some movies are really more than just a great way to pass the time. They can impact our worldviews, and more importantly, they can help us find the answers to important questions.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 2 months ago
The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle is a work of speculative fiction that helps us imagine what the world might have been if Germany had won the Second World War.

Ricardo Lapeira
by Ricardo Lapeira
posted 3 months ago
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