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  • The Age of the Earth

    The Age of the Earth


  • Season of the Devil

    Season of the Devil



    Hour 90.5-94.5

    One of my larger criticisms about Diaz’s body of work has been how his personal judgments as a historian clash with his responsibilities as a director. Most of his films serve as recreations of Filipino culture but they rarely reference that their HIS interpretations and whatever reinventions he attempts in his work for better or worse distort the reality of the events they portray. Singling Diaz out for this may be unfair when this a trait showed…

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  • Project X

    Project X


    I spent my whole life wanting to be a mathematician. I excelled in it at primary school, continued it into secondary school where my capabilities made up for deficiencies in the social sciences and the like. This continued into college where I did my A Levels in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry, letting the STEM grandeur take over and shedding all other pursuits as inquisitive hobbies. This narcissism only continued when my master’s application was accepted, narrowing my focus…

  • Song to Song

    Song to Song


    I’d never seen a horizon in my life. A long stretch passed from the heavenly days of 1978 to twenty years later where a fine scarlet chasm gulfed between the terran and the avian on a crisp Christmas morning. Malick was in his element. Gosling took centre, his furrowed fibonacci brow vanishing at the centre of his twenty-eight whites. Mara followed next, a perpendicular angle connects her forearm to her guitar, her fingers strumming to Klaus Wiese’s vision to a…