A DANGEROUS METHOD

What is the right way to discover everything that our unconscious hides from others? What is the right way to heal someone who cannot accept their impulses? There are so many things that aren’t told to anyone, not even a doctor. But is it worth keeping everything and getting sick in order not to accept yourself?

VIKINGS

Vikings is a series focused on the exploits of the Viking warrior Ragnar Lothbrok, a very ambitious young hunter and fisherman who is always looking for new lands to conquer.This series has brought many people closer to Norse culture, full of very special myths and traditions, hitherto unknown. I can say that there are other Vikings series that I have watched but no other has such strong characters that remain in the memory.

NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON

Why continue to live a monotonous life in which everything is marked by always the same rhythms when one can interrupt the known and go towards the unknown of oneself? Why do you choose to get moldy in a job or in a life that becomes a cage when you can get on a train and go towards a different future?

FOR ALL WOMEN MURDERED

Sometimes it’s a gun that kills, a knife, or fists. Sometimes I give words, gestures, aggressive behaviors. A woman may immediately owe certain things without being able to object. Today is a day when I would like to remember not only the physics on women but also the psychological violence that often goes unnoticed and is never judged. I believe that it is men who have to fight hard to save women from certain horrible men. Men have to fight every day for their mothers, wives, daughters and sisters but unfortunately this is not the case.

DIRK GENTLY

There are events that all happen one after the other and they don’t seem to make any logical sense. Yet someone who manages to grasp a thread in certain signs can discover very interesting concatenations even managing to enter another unexplored world. A very strange and ironic Detective and an even stranger sidekick, looking for shocking clues.

SUITE FRANCAISE

Who is our enemy? A brutal person? A person used by his government to conquer new territories? A cattibo man? Or a kind soul like us? A sudden discovery of love during a horrible war. A woman who denies the evidence of a strong feeling that will save her?

A VIGILANTE

Nobody can imagine the pain of a violence against your body, a violence against your heart, a violence inflicted by the person you love and with whom you live. A woman carries terror around her all her life and feels free only if he dies. Unless, as often happens, he kills her. But this woman is different. She is strong and intervenes where another person does not have the strength to react. Maybe each of us could have a bodyguard like that. Many of us would be safe and still alive. But in real life, what happens in movies doesn't happen.

AMMONITE

Delicate. This adjective comes to mind for this splendid love born between stones and shells. This afternoon I heard the sound of the sea again and it was gorgeous. This bond heals a saddened soul and the sea crowns the union of these two women, one of whom seeks her space in a male-dominated scientific society. A paleontologist who …. You will find out by watching this interesting film. The only romantic films I love are the period ones and set in England, a place whose historic houses I love.

MOSUL

For the first time in a Western production, Arab actors have been taken as protagonists of this Iraqi army from Mosul that must recapture its city. A group of good Iraqis, whose families were killed by ISIS, fighting side by side with the Americans to save their people from the cruelty of the Taliban. This war that we have seen on TV, told by American and European journalists, in this film is shown by those who have experienced it firsthand.

THE AGE OF TRASH

The Brazilian TV series 3% is a wonderful science fiction transposition of the logic of the Wasteocene. In the not too distant future, Brazilian society appears divided between a poor and devastated “hinterland” and a utopian and almost heavenly island, called the “off-shore” in the series. Technology is the main dividing factor between the two worlds: while the offshore is full of all kinds of futuristic gadgets, the hinterland has the appearance of a giant favela, where people survive on leftovers. 3% represents the contrast between clean and modern on the one hand and dirty and obsolete on the other. If the guiding principle of offshore is science, DIY seems to be the most important knowledge inland: being able to reuse / reinvent what has been discarded is a crucial skill for those forced to live in a landfill. social and material. So far, the series is not too different from other post-apocalyptic tales; perhaps it is only more explicit in its representation of socio-ecological relationships based on waste. 3% becomes more unique and interesting when explaining the procedures that select those who can move to the island. Using science fiction to describe the neoliberal creed of competition and meritocracy, the authors imagine that every year all citizens who turn 20 can participate in a complex and manipulative series of tests, “the Process”, through which some will be selected. and moved offshore. From the perspective of the Wasteocene, the Process is a key device, because it creatively illustrates, albeit quite realistic, the internalization of wasting relationships that reproduce waste people and places. In this sci-fi dystopia, there is even a sort of religious cult of the Process, which makes all individuals in the hinterland completely “governed” and obedient to the logic of injustice that separates those who deserve more from those who are discarded. At the beginning of the third season, Michele, one of the leaders of the rebellion against the system, openly declares that for the rich who live offshore the rest of the population is simply waste. Violent repression is a key tool in 3% as it is in the Wasteocene: people do not easily accept being treated as waste and forced to live in socio-ecological landfills. Nonetheless, epistemic and cultural repression is also an important tool to keep the system running. In this sense, the idea of ​​the Process is extremely powerful, because it involves all the arsenal of neoliberal lies about deserving “a better life” thanks to one’s skills and hard work. As Bauman (2008, p. 158) argued, this discourse of merit assumes that those living in the global socio-ecological dump are victims not of injustice but of their own inability to build a better life. The Wasteocene is not so much about the rubble of the hinterland, to follow 3%, but rather the extent to which the rubble is the by-product of unjust socio-ecological relations but normalized by an almost religious celebration. At some point in the series, it becomes clear that the devastation of the hinterland is the direct consequence of the prosperity of the offshore. After all, every paradise needs a hell so much that its own is created.

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