Category Archives: Movies

Arrival

I watched Arrival in a packed theater with some rock star nerds, Erik Davis and David Gill among them. I’ve been waiting for a movie like this for a while. It invests heavily in storytelling, which can renew the viewers attention … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Metropolis

Last night’s Metropolis discussion was so Babylonian-modern that I forgot which century we were in! Turnout was almost entirely via call-ins and I was delighted. Sadie put it best when she said, “It’s like we’re in the future.” That comment … Continue reading

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Metropolis Screenshot Slideshow (Prelude & Intermezzo)

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Hello readers! For those of you who may not have time to watch Metropolis (a beautiful restored version is currently streaming on Netflix), I have taken the Executive Nerd initiative and created a learning aid for you. Following is a … Continue reading

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