Contemporary Zeitgeist

A work in progress.

near-term extinction // climate crisis // ecological catastrophe // screens and avatars // posthumanism // later-than-late-capitalist nightmares // factory farm terror // moral & spiritual decay // identity erosion // corporate selfhood // dread & anxiety // fascist upsurges // governmental & institutional corruption // post-futurism

  • Pulse
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Haze
  • Land of the Dead
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • Unbalance
  • At Sea
  • Hostel: Part II
  • The Happening
  • Martyrs
  • Trash Humpers
  • Shutter Island
  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth
  • Killer Joe
  • Twenty Cigarettes
  • Cosmopolis
  • Lesson of the Evil
  • Like Someone in Love
  • Passion
  • Spring Breakers
  • Stemple Pass
  • The Bling Ring
  • Snowpiercer
  • A Touch of Sin
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The Green Inferno
  • Goodbye to Language
  • Horse Money
  • The Smell of Us
  • Unfriended
  • Welcome to New York
  • #Horror
  • Blackhat
  • Exeter
  • Knock Knock
  • No Home Movie
  • Wild City
  • 31
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Bitter Money
  • Creepy
  • Elle
  • People That Are Not Me
  • Personal Shopper
  • Trans/Figure/Ground
  • Voyage of Time: Life's Journey
  • 24 Frames
  • Pumpkin Movie
  • First Reformed
  • Good Time
  • Ash Is Purest White
  • Cam
  • Death Wish
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • The First Purge
  • The Image Book
  • Ready Player One
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Tumbbad
  • Ghostland