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You Wanted Utopia. . .

by Félix Guattari (1930-1992) Utopia Today [I hate this kind of survey, so I am addressing this answer to you alone; do with it what you like.] Utopia, today, is to believe that current societies will be able to continue along on their merry little way without major upheavals. Social modes of organization that prevail … Continue reading

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Failure, Futurity, and the Utopia of Film

by Brian Bergen-Aurand I have now read The Utopia of Film by Christopher Pavsek cover to cover twice and the introduction three more times. It is a book well worth returning to repeatedly for its analysis of these films and filmmakers, its rigorous discussion of critical theory (especially Marxism, Modernism/Post-Modernism, and Frankfurt School Theory), and … Continue reading