Ah, the last days of summer, when children won’t admit that they’re bored but secretly want to be back at school, and adults find themselves buying clothes for the new school year, even though they don’t attend school and haven’t outgrown anything in a decade (except as a result of a lagging metabolism). What better time for distraction. Check out our latest Weekly Clickables below.
- First, Emma Watson interviews the author of Persepolis on the evolving position of women in Iran: http://www.vogue.com/13462655/emma-watson-interviews-marjane-satrapi/
- Or, there’s this BBC article about the real-life hackers helping Mr. Robot seem believable, even to IT security experts: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37001302
- Score Keeper at Birth.Movies.Death discusses the missing element in Netflix’s Stranger Things: http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2016/08/03/stranger-things-neglects-one-of-the-most-important-aspects-of-1980s-cinema
- John Brownlee discusses Parametric Expression, a short film exploiting the “uncanny valley” phenomenon: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1673270/this-video-proves-the-uncanny-valley-is-in-hell
- Erika Dreifus at Forward explores the secret history of The Little Prince, which Netflix produced and released for US audiences last Friday: http://forward.com/culture/346962/the-secret-jewish-history-of-the-little-prince/
That’s it for this week. Check back next week for more of the best movie stuff on the rest of the Internet!
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