Tor.com: The Philosophy of Self-Destruction in Alex Garland’s Annihilation

So far, Annihilation is my second favorite movie of the year (right behind You Were Never Really Here, which you can read about here). And while I’ve read plenty of excellent articles about how the movie thinks about self-destruction (particularly this piece for Vulture), I haven’t read too much about the film’s beauty, outside of…

RELAUNCH! Sort of… Renewed Mind Movie Talk

I’ve been doing Renewed Mind Movie Talk for a while now, but I have to admit that I’m not entirely thrilled with the results. I started this series with two goals: 1) to give Christians better tools for engaging with stories than the usual “moral/immoral” binary and 2) to foster empathy among evangelical Christians by…