[2ESO] Idiocracy

Tras un experimento militar de hibernación humana interrumpido, el oficial Joe Bawers (un soldado mediocre y gandul) y la prostituta Rita, despiertan quinientos años adelante en el futuro, en un mundo distópico en el que la selección natural ha favorecido a los más idiotas, debido a que se reproducen más. Esto ha dado como resultado una humanidad estúpida e ignorante, de modo que Joe descubre que es el hombre más inteligente del planeta.
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Write a comment (down here) about what you thought or how you felt after watching this film.

Deadline: December the 11th, 23:59.
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[1BCH][2BCH] The Red Pill

The Red Pill shifts from Jaye’s investigation of what she initially believed to be a hate movement to more sympathetic coverage of the movement. The shift is shown in the film through Jaye’s questions about her own views on gender, power, and privilege. The Red Pill also discusses issues facing men and boys, including interviews with men’s rights activists and those supportive of the movement, interviews with feminists critical of the movement and excerpts from Jaye’s video diary.

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[4ESO][1BCH] In Time

In 2169, people are genetically engineered to stop aging on their 25th birthday, when a one-year countdown on their forearm begins. When it reaches zero, the person «times out» and dies instantly. Time has thus become the universal currency, transferred directly between people or stored in «time capsules». Several major areas called Time Zones exist within Ohio: Dayton is the poorest, a manufacturing «ghetto» where people rarely have more than 24 hours on their clocks; in New Greenwich, people have enough time to be essentially immortal.

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[1BCH] V for Vendetta

Ayer decidimos en clase que podríamos aprovechar esta semana de «vacaciones» extra que os han dado a la mayoría para practicar y ver otra peli, ya que el contenido de este tema ya está explicado y hemos corregido los ejercicios.

Podéis seguir trabajando y repasando con los posts del blog (aquí y aquí, por ejemplo) y consultar cualquier duda por email, antes del repaso del día 25.

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[1BCH] The Matrix

The Matrix is a 1999 so-called «cyberpunk» Sci-Fi action film, written and directed by The Wachowskis, that depicts a dystopian future in which reality as perceived by most humans is actually a simulated reality called «the Matrix», created by sentient machines to subdue the human population, while their bodies’ heat and electrical activity are used as an energy source. Computer programmer Neo learns this truth and is drawn into a rebellion against the machines, which involves other people who have been freed from the «dream world.»

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