Tag: capitalism

  • Green Thoughts #1: Cleaning Out Our Closets

    Green Thoughts #1: Cleaning Out Our Closets

    Green Thoughts is a new column by the UNSW Environment Collective. The Environment Collective is a group of students from UNSW who believe in collective action on climate change. Here are some stories written by our members which try and grapple with the systemic issues driving the climate crisis, from colonialism to the last pair […]

  • Coke and Lava Nikon D800 and Gopro

    YouTube review by Dylan Chalwell In this remarkable short film, visionary director Lavapix traces out the inability of modern innovation, commercialisation and quote-unquote “strategic brand management” to shield us from the inexhaustible pressure, heat and momentum of our own mortality. Two simple questions lie at the heart of the film: How long will it take […]

  • Review: Shame

    Shame, the new film by artist turned film-maker Steve McQueen, has been reasonably well received. Critics have recognised its quality – McQueen’s almost supernatural attention to detail, the incredible competency of its leads – but it will not win an Oscar; it didn’t even receive so much as a mention at the pre-ceremonies. In every review I’ve […]