Film and Philosophy

Cinema Village  Image: Bedford Street Via: flickr
Cinema Village Image: Bedford Street Via: flickr
11.10.2013
(was 02.24.2013)

When we’ve had enough of reality, we often seek escape in a movie.   But we don’t have to shut off our brains when we visit the cinema.  Some films actually encourage us to use our minds.  This hour, we explore philosophy through the lens of film

  1. "To The Best of Our Knowledge: The Movie"

    If "A Prairie Home Companion" can be a movie, why can't "To The Best of Our Knowledge"?

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  2. Geoff Dyer on "Zona"

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    Geoff Dyer talks about his book, "Zona: A Book About A Film About a Journey to a Room."

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  3. J.J. Murphy on Andy Warhol's Films

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    J.J. Murphy talks about his book, "The Black Hole of the Camera: The Films of Andy Warhol."

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  4. Kim Evans on "Charlie Kaufman, Screenwriter"

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    Kim Evans talks about her essay, "Charlie Kaufman, Screenwriter."  The essay is from the book, "The Philosophy of Charlie Kaufman."

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  5. Barry Vacker on "Fight Club"

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    Barry Vacker talks about his book, "Slugging Nothing: Fighting the Future in Fight Club."

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    Average: 4.2 (11 votes)