Do you remember when Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood landed in the cinemas back in 2019? The reception of Quentin Tarantino’s 9th movie was divided. The directorial choice of using the real events of the Tate murders as a background story set off many viewers.
Setting and time: quarantine day #5, around 7pm. Season: winter. Weather: dark, gloomy, and raining. Drunken wine bottles: one (I swear).
There are numerous directions one can go in when exploring the realm of beauty and art. The amounts of literature there is on the connection of the two is unlimited. Philosophers like Aristotle, Hegel, Kant, etc. have been discussing the idea of beauty in art for centuries.
20th Century Fox I have never seen Die Hard before. The only two things I know about it is that Bruce Willis plays the main character and that it is considered to be a Christmas-action movie. Yes, you read it right.
Around the end of January 2021, the Dutch government implemented a curfew to prevent the spreading of COVID-19. This is how I stumbled upon the Netflix series Locke & Key with my best friend from Budapest, a show that gave structure to my nights during lockedown.
“And the Emmy for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” goes to… Billy Porter!” And just like that, 2019 marked the first year where an openly gay black man won an Emmy.
It is rare to find an artwork in the contemporary culture industry that does not include elements already seen in the past, does not use clichés and/or cannot be tracked back to any other work that has been created before.
“To be or not to be: that is the question:” Familiar words, right? Many people reading these lines could say for certain that these are Hamlet’s words. More precisely, Shakespeare’s Hamlet’s words. At this point, recognizing this piece is expected general knowledge for many.