‘A Pop Cultural Christmas’: More Posts to come this Holiday Season!

Keep a look out on AppleBelleBlog for some Christmas-themed pop-cultural and philosophical posts! From asking what Rudolph can teach us about society to questioning the existence of Santa based on philosophical premise, we will merrily ring in realisations on AppleBelle this year! Deck the halls with more holiday happiness! Look below for related posts…

The Scary Reason you Shouldn’t get too Deep into Philosophy

On Applebelleblog, I examine philosophies in a brief, fun and trivial way; arguably, it isn’t even really hardcore philosophy at all and is more-so ‘food for thought’. But what can happen when you get too invested in philosophy is a horrifying notion. In this article, we will explore the scary reason you shouldn’t get too deep into philosophy.

Finding Parents: What’s with Disney and their unhealthy habit of leaving characters with either a single parent or none at all?

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 parentContinue reading “Finding Parents: What’s with Disney and their unhealthy habit of leaving characters with either a single parent or none at all?”

Thor-ough Disappointments in Thor: Ragnarok

A bit of a movie reviewer and less philosopher of late, I eagerly anticipated the latest instalment of the Thor saga. With the thespian drama and filial conflicts, witty conversations and well-thought-out plot-lines of the previous films, I was expecting a riveting screenplay of Shakespearean standards …Instead, I was greeted with an 80s retro, GuardiansContinue reading “Thor-ough Disappointments in Thor: Ragnarok”

Dabbling with Death: Philosophy in Flatliners

✍Halloween Philosophy 👻🎃💀Post 1 The film raises the concept of ‘unfinished business’ and how a guilty conscience can manifest into hallucinations; tormenting a person until a moral situation is remedied. We’ve all pondered for at least one moment of our lives, what will happen when it ends. Some say there is nothing, others say thereContinue reading “Dabbling with Death: Philosophy in Flatliners”