A Clockwork Orange: Debating the Art of Ultraviolence

catharsis: noun1a: purification or purgation of the emotions (such as pity and fear) primarily through artb: a purification or purgation that brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension2: elimination of a complex by bringing it to consciousness and affording it expression3: PURGATIONhttps://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catharsis Finally got into a debate on a film (it's been a while). On a Discord server. Food for thought on … Continue reading A Clockwork Orange: Debating the Art of Ultraviolence

RE: Debunking Holocaust Denial (part 6)

In case you're wondering, part 5 is the Comments on Debunking Holocaust Denial post.  In fact, for convenience, I'll just link to them all right here so as you can get some background on the stuff being argued here: Part 1: https://theanomaloushost.org/2019/07/25/re-debunking-holocaust-denial-part-1/ Part 2: https://theanomaloushost.org/2019/07/26/re-debunking-holocaust-denial-part-2/ Part 3: https://theanomaloushost.org/2019/07/26/re-debunking-the-holocaust-denial-part-3/ Part 4: https://theanomaloushost.org/2019/07/28/re-debunking-holocaust-denial-part-4/ Part 5: https://theanomaloushost.org/2019/07/29/comments-on-the-holocaust-denial/ Bonus: … Continue reading RE: Debunking Holocaust Denial (part 6)

RE: Pedophilia

So I've waited long enough trying to get a response to what is currently my most popular and controversial post.  Decided to see if the Free Speech group on Gab.com is up to snuff when discussing these controversial idea.  Well, I was met with the expected ad-hominem attacks without much discussion on the ideas/arguments presented … Continue reading RE: Pedophilia

Star Wars: Goddamnit that’s fucking it!

A Long Massive Intro "If Hollywood isn’t going to risk telling new stories, the least they could do is not fuck up the old ones." -- David Ehrlich I tried.  I tried with considerable effort to avoid getting back into discussing this film.  I did a review of this film months ago, and I may … Continue reading Star Wars: Goddamnit that’s fucking it!

It’s Not Just A Movie: The Importance of Films

It’s true that there are many, many movies that are “just movies,” entertaining enough but with little weight behind them. And there are many movies that are nothing more than complete wastes of time and space. But the ones that really grip people’s imaginations, the ones that inspire passionate discussions and debates, the ones that … Continue reading It’s Not Just A Movie: The Importance of Films

A Debate on Critiquing Film Objectively vs. Subjectively

So this conversation I had about a year ago, which I forgot about until now, came about somewhat randomly when talking about how much Ghostbusters: Answer the Call sucked loads of diarrhea ass.  You may find it worth a read.   matthew There is something odd about your acknowledgement that humour is subjective but then … Continue reading A Debate on Critiquing Film Objectively vs. Subjectively

American Sniper review

This is an older post I made a couple years back on another site. Figured I'd bring it over here, and salvage what I could of conversations that I had in response to it. I say "salvage" because at least one of those whom I was arguing with no longer has an account on the … Continue reading American Sniper review

An out of nowhere discussion on feminism, masculinity, and tranny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TFz9Q3QaH0 So I didn't intend to get into a debate, but this kinda ended up happening.  Putting it on this site just in case the comments get removed for some reason (anything is possible).  Started in the comments thread of this video, starting with MakiPCR's response to Comic Book Girl 19's review: MakiPcr  Look, I … Continue reading An out of nowhere discussion on feminism, masculinity, and tranny.

Discussions on Racism

So it begins.  Been getting feedback from my Do the Right Thing review in my entry on letterboxd, and I'm hoping the same thing will happen on the other platforms the review is linked to.  I'm going to post the back-and-forth discussions I've been having.  Because I've learned from experience that if I end up … Continue reading Discussions on Racism

On Pedophilia, Lolicons, and Child Marriage

Introduction That title probably got your attention didn't it? Don't worry, this isn't click-bait, mostly. I'm going to discuss these topics with seriousness, and a tad bit of lightheartedness and immaturity every now and then. Because let's face it, considering the age-factor, some immaturity is to be had one way or another. This article is … Continue reading On Pedophilia, Lolicons, and Child Marriage