Contemporary film criticism increasingly takes the form of a ceaseless hunt for hidden messages in movies. In addition to producing outlandish interpretations, it is also confusing the role of art in society.
A response to Trey Taylor’s “Another Hedonism is Possible.”
A Review of Kate Soper’s Post-Growth Living.
The new socialist Left’s purification of Marxism from the bastardizations of Marx’s epigones is often as simplistic and inconsequential as the criticisms of Marx’s supposed inadequacies by those same epigones.
The hypostatization of limited knowledge as truth marshaled to cover over the contradictions of capitalism.