A Side Trip into Neuroticism: Some Thoughts on The Belko Experiment and Surviving

*No spoilers* Sometimes I struggle with what is called existential depression, when I ruminate on whether anything truly has a point. I recently did not get a job that I interviewed for and really really wanted. One of my coworkers was angry for me, but she went back to her daily routine, as did theContinue reading “A Side Trip into Neuroticism: Some Thoughts on The Belko Experiment and Surviving”

A Side Trip into Neuroticism: Some Thoughts on ‘Lights Out’ and Depression

Warning: *Spoilers* In Lights Out, Sophie is a woman with a history of depression, for which she had to be hospitalized as a teenager. While there, she met another teenager, Diana. Diana had a skin condition that precluded her from being in light of any kind (though she seems to do fine in the sunContinue reading “A Side Trip into Neuroticism: Some Thoughts on ‘Lights Out’ and Depression”

A Side Trip into Neuroticism: Some Extra Thoughts on the Movie ‘Feed’

Feed is a movie about a detective (Phillip) tracking a serial killer (Michael) who kills women by overfeeding them until they die. He takes bets on when they’ll die and exploits them sexually. I wrote a review about the technical aspects of the movie, but I had a more personal reaction to the film thanContinue reading “A Side Trip into Neuroticism: Some Extra Thoughts on the Movie ‘Feed’”