• ‘Death to Videodrome’: Cronenberg, Žižek and an ontology of the real 

      Wilson, Scott (Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago, 2016)
      The closing frames of David Cronenberg’s Videodrome (1983) show us the protagonist, Max Renn, seemingly in the act of suicide, his mutated flesh-hand-pistol pressed firmly against his head. Looking directly at us, Max ...
    • THX 1138: (Re-) Made in God’s Image 

      Wilson, Scott (Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, 2014)
      It is, perhaps, a little, hyperbolic to refer to George Lucas as ‘the greatest artist of our time’, responsible for closing ‘the gap between art and technology more successfully’ (Paglia, 2012) than any other; yet it is ...