What is the purpose of museums, or of preserving the past in general? Is it to ensure history survives into the future in real life, or in people’s minds?
Posts byAdam Pilfold-Bagwell
Adam Pilfold-Bagwell delves into why audiences don’t catch smaller movies in theaters, and it’s not because they only want to see things go BOOM.
How Britain got where it is today
Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster war movie is one of the most accidentally insightful films about Britain ever made.
The nadir of James Bond
There is no one thing wrong with Die Another Day. Everything is wrong with Die Another Day.
How not to tell a story of survival
Origin stories have become the norm these days, from endless retellings of the childhoods of everyone’s favourite superheroes to bizarre, pointless tales like Pan, Oz the Great and Powerful and that gritty WWII Willy Wonka origin story Sony was trying to make at one point (I’m not kidding). So it was only matter of time
The simple secret behind Bioware's greatest triumph
Bioware’s Knights of the Old Republic was one of my favourite games as a child, and one specific part has stuck with me in all the years since. No, not the famous twist, nor HK-47’s love of murder or even force lightning-ing everyone to death like the Emperor while cackling madly before my TV, but