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Psychopathology and Cinema: Reality or Fiction?

Psychopathology has been very present in films. An endless number of movies have told us stories related to psychologists, psychiatrists, and above all, people who suffer from mental disorders. Even when the plot line isn’t directly related to psychopathology, psychology…

Inception: How Traumas Sneak into our Brains

Inception is an American science-fiction movie from 2010. It was written, produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan, a British filmmaker known for the psychological themes in his movies. Inception brings us into the world of dreams, the subconscious, and the way traumas project…

Titanic: a 20 year long love story

Titanic is one the best known blockbuster movies of all time. Its success was so grand that it became an epidemic. Everybody competed to see who went to the movie theater to see it the most.

Brokeback Mountain, a Love Story

January 22nd was the 10 year anniversary of actor Heath Ledger’s death. He died young, at age 28, but left us an interesting cinematographic legacy. He was in Casanova, Monster’s Ball, Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight, and The Imaginarium of Doctor…

Meryl Streep: 17 Reflections by an Amazing Woman

Meryl Streep is an amazing actress. She has also proven that she’s a remarkable woman. She rakes in success and gains followers everywhere she goes. She’s a mysterious, level-headed woman. She makes a permanent mark on Hollywood and her followers’ hearts.…

11 Psychological Horror Movies

Most of us seem to like being afraid, as long as it’s a controlled situation. We like it as long as there’s no actual danger, and it’s more of an adrenaline rush than actual terror. Horror movies a great way…

5 Movies for Understanding Anorexia

The term eating disorder includes a lot of different disorders related to the way someone with one eats. They usually happen for a variety of psychological reasons and vary by type. We can probably all think of some of those reasons pretty…

Joker and Harley Quinn, A Toxic Relationship

The relationship between the Joker and Harley Quinn is one of the best known in animation and comics. They’re the two antagonists in Batman, but so charismatic that people have fallen in love with them. The two are fundamental in…

Carnage the Film: A Caricature of Everyday Life

A film almost completely set in one room and with just four actors doesn’t sound very appealing. But Carnage surprisingly turns out to be a quite magnificent parody of everyday life. Roman Polanski’s film is an adaptation of the play…

5 Inspiring Movies about Friendship

Friendship is just as important to our health as eating a healthy diet, exercising or meditating. Friends are the people who challenge us to be better, who help carry our load when we need a boost. They are the ones…

7 Photos That Capture a Piece of History

History has given us some priceless pictures – portrayals of the best and the worst things that humankind has achieved. Photographs that paint a picture of unusual moments that later on, through the eyes of history, would have a priceless relevance. Thanks to them…