Morality in Film

How “In Bruges” and “No Country for Old Men” Discuss Moral Choice, Part I Content warning: This post references suicide and contains links to graphic scenes. The topic of morality is one which has been discussed through film countless times and is likely to be discussed many more times into the future. It is nothingContinue reading “Morality in Film”

Sophocles’ Women of Trachis: Man vs. Beast

By Owen Fereday Sophocles’ Women of Trachis is a tragedy that has never reached, in modern society, the level of exposure or acclaim as many other extant tragedies such as Sophocles’ own Oedipus the King or Antigone, or Euripides’ Medea. Where these have permeated popular culture to such an extent that they are widely knownContinue reading “Sophocles’ Women of Trachis: Man vs. Beast”

‘Brand New’ and the Ethics of Redemption

By Owen Fereday Album Review: The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me by Brand New Genre(s): Alternative Rock/Emo/Post-Hardcore “The fact remains that none of us get to put a wall up between who we are and who we were. I need to earn forgiveness. Concepts like repentance, compassion, and love, are made real throughContinue reading “‘Brand New’ and the Ethics of Redemption”