Artificial intelligence, we need “founded criticism and monitored adherence”

Cardinals Ravasi, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture, and Tolentino de Mendonça, his successor as prefect of the Dicastery for Culture and Education, presented today at the Italian Embassy to the Holy See the document “Artificial intelligence: distinguishes frequenter” created by the scientific council of the Cortile dei Gentili. The Portuguese cardinal: “It … Read more

The criticism. Against the myth of leadership (and in praise of following)

Leadership is one of the sacred words of the religion of the new 21st century capitalism. The reflection, and above all, the practice of the phenomena now called “leadership” are actually very old. It is not difficult to find in the great thinkers of the past, from the Greeks to Max Weber, ideas and even … Read more

Criticism of “The Whale”, Brendan Fraser is moving in this irregular story of redemption (Los Cabos 2022)

“The Whale” It features the elements that have, in one way or another, defined Darren Aronofsky’s career: self-destruction, damaged people, biblical obsession, tension, the return of a great actor, and a direction that will inevitably be divisive. Adapted from the play by Samuel D. Hunter, “The Whale” follows, over five days, Charlie (Brendan Fraser), a … Read more

Smaïn Laacher: “In Iran, radical criticism of the religious order tries to redefine the question of equality between the two sexes in all areas of society”


Lhistory does not repeat itself. The Iran of 2022 is no longer that of 1979. Since the coming to temporal and spiritual power of Ayatollah Khomeini, popular protests have been numerous and women have always been massively present during the protests. The economic and social situation has continued to deteriorate, in town and in the … Read more

Ram Setu: criticism of an Indiana Jones in propaganda mode


NATIONAL TREASURE If there is good a genre that is only too poorly represented and exploited over the past twenty years, it’s definitely been the adventure film. Kids of the 80s and 90s grew up with stars in their eyes ahead The Goonies, IndianaJones, In pursuit of the green diamond or The Mummy. The children … Read more

Barbarians Season 2: criticism that takes the same and starts again on Netflix


The story of the winners The historical approach of Barbarians was both its greatest strength and its greatest weakness. On the one hand, it showed a certain requirement, through certain rather original biases. The use of Latin for the dialogues of Roman soldiers, for example, always lends a rare credibility to the cultural confrontation between … Read more

In Benin, “The Woman King”, an ode to female empowerment, seduces despite some criticism


A troop of warriors led by General Nanisca, excellently played by Violas Davis, has just emerged from the bushes. In the ensuing fight against Mahi village men reluctant to rule the Kingdom of Dahomey, allied with the enemy state of Oyo, Izogie (Lashana Lynch), one of them gains the upper hand over her vis -notice. … Read more

Criticism of The Sandman, the new stellar Netflix series


After several attempts, Netflix presents The Sandmanthe series that is consecrated as the best and most faithful adaptation of the successful saga of Neil Gaiman comics published between 1989 and 1996. What is it about? “In the waking world, the one humanity insists on calling ‘the real world,’ as if their dreams don’t affect the … Read more