(English) From the movie "The Brand New Testament" to Jose Saramago's short story "Death at Intervals," how would we react if each of us knew the date of our death?
(English) Have you ever experienced "knowing you are dreaming" or even being able to "control" your dream? What does this phenomenon mean? Are dream and conscious life an integral part of the same book or when we fall asleep our life is simply put in "pause"?
Androids are a must in science fiction films, but how do we recognize if one is in front of us in real life? We find out through our practice test, told through Phillip Dick's imagination, Hume's philosophy and little kittens.
(English) Since the dawn of science fiction, aliens have almost always represented a threat to mankind, but are we really sure that a hypothetical encounter would end like this? Is a civilization aiming to conquer and exterminate another superior?
(English) Plato's Cave is a timeless, ever-present myth. From the fiction of the set to the "City that never sleeps", we talk about the evolution of this eternal myth.
(English) We are now. No longer what we were a moment ago, and not yet what we will be a moment later. How many times have we read this concept, but have we ever really understood it? And what does Nemo Nobody, the protagonist of the film Mr. Nobody, have to do with it?
(English) The world is made up of places, which manifest themselves in space and are traversed by time. There are events that can transform them forever. There are places that are indelibly linked to the darkest sides of man, forever inscribed as nightmares in our collective memory. In this article I will try to narrate some of these nightmares, together with the silence and respect they carry with them.
(English) Kubrick in his cinematography and Bergson in his thought tell us about the importance of the tool and intelligence in human evolution, but towards which horizons are our species destined to turn their eyes?
(English) More and more people are sharing their intimate material through various platforms. What mechanisms are hidden behind this phenomenon? Is it a simple act of sharing or are there more complex dynamics behind it?
(English) Foucault, through a radio lecture he gave in December 1966, tells us about his thoughts on the construction of human spaces and their counter thesis, heterotopia. We will apply his words to analyse the spatial construction in the film "The Beach" and beyond.