Giorgio de Chirico: Surrealism’s Forgotten Genius

Georgia de Chirico’s surrealist period lasted only a short time but during it he managed to produce many of the movement’s greatest masterpieces.

Why Kubrick’s The Shining is So Compelling

The film understands that the only important story of evil in the Overlook is that story of Jack Torrance once again succumbing to his own selfish desires and its effect on his family unit. The film understands that this is the story of the caretaker of the Overlook (read patriarchal society) and the result of what happens when the caretaker “overlooks” his responsibilities (read chaos).