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Themes and Memes

Themes and Memes is a different kind of movie review. It is a podcast that delves deep into the dark side of Hollywood films including subjects such as culture creation, state sponsorship, propaganda, predictive programming, occult symbolism and deep subtext. Be sure to listen and subscribe to the feed.
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Now displaying: April, 2015
Apr 20, 2015

In this bonus installment of Themes & Memes, Aaron and Adam embark on a spontaneous, informal chat about Hollywood, the cult of celebrity, and the psychodynamics of celebrity worship.

 

Topics discussed include; Cult of Personality, Celebrity Neurosis and Breakdown, Suicide, The '27 Club', Life as a Stage, Theatrics, Public Relations, Identity Crisis, Public Obsession with the Character, Marketing of Popular Causes, Shia Labeouf, Fast & Furious, Alpha Males, Female Celebrity Obsession, Tom Cruise, Action Heroes, Living the Persona, Buying the Image, Kevin Costner, Manufactured Personas, Suspension of Disbelief, 'Starsuckers' Documentary, Tabloidism, Kim Kardashian, Psychology of Actors & Celebrities. 

Apr 6, 2015

In this episode of Themes & Memes; Aaron and Adam discuss the recently released Spanish film - 'Automata - just one of many recent films dealing with Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Future Dystopias - and most importantly of all; Human-Machine Bonding. 

Topics discussed include: Artificial Intelligence, Technological Evolution, Downfall of Mankind, Debasement of Society, Future Dystopias, Use of Colour in Films Creating Hopelessness, Conscious Machines, Creation Overcoming The Creator, 'Bladerunner', 'The Machine', Military-Industrial Control, Dreams, Exploitation, Revolution, Human-Machine Bonding, Esoteric Significance, Dawn of the New Day. 

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