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How Do Movies ‘Do’ Philosophy?, by Darrell Tuffs

Early Greek philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle are not only credited with expanding the possibilities of the human mind but were among the first writers to begin challenging the idea of the human mind; to begin thinking about...


Darrell’s Top Ten of 2015

10. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence There is something so pure and simple about how Roy Andersson captures humanity in his films. The people depicted in his movies are always otherworldly, always separated from how we...


The Tragic Comic, by Darrell Tuffs

The Gold Rush (1925) is a silent comedy film; it was directed by Charlie Chaplin and produced under the newly formed production company, United Artists. Prior to making The Gold Rush, Chaplin had only directed two feature films, the first...

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