War. Death. Horror. This week on Shifting Expectations we watched Francis Coppola’s 1979 war film Apocalypse Now. We explore both what the film has to say about war and about the fragility of the human mind. We debate the truth of this famous quote about cinema: “There’s no such thing as an anti-war film.”
Check your feed again soon for our halfway episode. We are taking a break to talk about the movies we have watched so far as a whole and to take an accounting of what we have gained from this project so far.