While at first, it seems horrible and completely unjustifiable, in retrospect, Thanos’ reasoning behind mass murdering half the population in existence wasn’t necessarily negative…Read More Thanoism: Philosophy From Avengers: Infinity War
Having multiple careers, a steady boyfriend and a dream mansion, Barbie’s portrayal of the dream life can be inspiring in developing healthy young aspirations…or can it be inhibiting?Read More “Girls can do Anything” The Philosophy of Barbie: Inspiring or Inhibiting?
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Philosophy in The Flash (SEASON 1) Post 4 Fate & Destiny “I don’t think that lightening struck you, Barry. I think it chose you”. In the final minutes of the Flash Pilot Episode, we see ‘The Arrow’ throw this philosophical line at Barry Allen. But what does it really mean? When Oliver says this, he is…
Often regarded as the father of modern philosophy, René Descartes- born in 1596- was a French philosopher, writer and mathematician whose ideas inspired many prominent philosophers after his time, including John Locke and Isaac Newton. A 17th century Catholic, René Descartes grew up to make significant contributions to the world, leaving behind a huge legacy […]Read More Philosopher Facts: Rene Descartes
A cult classic, Mike Judge’s ‘Office Space’ is a brilliant comedy that will have you laughing and grinning from ear to ear. A personal favourite of mine, this film is comic gold…Read More Film Fanatics Review #5: Office Space
When Finding Nemo flooded into cinemas in 2003, Disney had yet another heart-warming story to add to their long collection of masterpieces. However, it also became one of the countless Disney films with the main character lacking one or more parents. A seemingly winning formula, Walt Disney has overused this backstory, with the single/no parent […]Read More Finding Parents: What’s with Disney and their unhealthy habit of leaving characters with either a single parent or none at all?
‘Whiplash’ is a musical masterpiece exploring the pursuit of greatness and the lengths people go to get there. I love the characterisation of Terence Fletcher, in particular, expertly pulled off by J.K Simmons and the expert fake drumming of Miles Teller…Read More Film Fanatics Review #4: Whiplash
PLEASE NOTE: This post contains minimal spoilers for the film ‘Thor: Ragnarok’. Film: Avengers: Thor: Ragnarok Director: Taika Waititi Google Synopsis: Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him […]Read More Film Fanatics Review #3: Thor: Ragnarok
PLEASE NOTE: This post may contain some major spoilers for the film ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. All spoilers will be colour-coded in revealing RED. Welcome AppleBelleblog readers, to the second post in the Film Fanatics movie review blog series! This series is to appear every two weeks (or perhaps even more frequently). Today, the film up for inspection […]Read More Film Fanatics Review #2: Avengers: Infinity War
PLEASE NOTE: This post may contain some minor spoilers for the film ‘X-Men First Class’. All spoilers will be colour-coded in revealing RED. Readers of AppleBelleblog, I present to you the first Film Fanatics movie review to be featured on my blog! Today, I will be giving my thoughts on a highly acclaimed prequel to the X-Men Sagas; […]Read More Film Fanatics Review #1: X-Men: First Class