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The Psychology of Mr Robot

Hello friend I was recently interviewed on the Ars Technica ‘Decrypted’ podcast by the awesome Nathan Matisse, looking at the psychology of Mr Robot and the theories behind what Elliot is suffering from and how well this is executed in the show. I will write more on Mr Robot in the coming few days, but… Read more »

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Wayward Pines – First episode review

This is a brief review of the new series Wayward Pines, I also tried to watch Sense8 this week, but just couldn’t get past the initial episode, I will try again however. From IMDB: A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic… Read more »

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Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful, a show that I only accidentally stumbled across, is a period drama about a group of supernatural investigators who are on the trail of one of the parties’ daughter who has been kidnapped by an unknown supernatural force. The series seamlessly melds several stories from UK based horror stories from the 1800’s. There… Read more »

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Mental illness in film

The above infographic looks at mental illness in film between the years 2000-2013, inclusive. The list of included movies was compiled by using the IMDB user ratings and including the top 10 movies for each year. Of 130 movies, only 9 of these portrayed mental illness as either a main theme of the movie, or… Read more »

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Psychology of Game of Thrones – Stannis

This is the third instalment in the Psychology of Game of Thrones series, previous posts here and here – The world of Game of Thrones is filled with wondrous creatures, magic and myth, but is there a different explanation for it all? Could it be that some of the characters are actually suffering from psychotic… Read more »