Born Into This Born Into This, a film documenting the author’s life, was released in 2003. It features contributions from Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Harry Dean Stanton and Bono (U2’s song “Dirty Day” was dedicated to Bukowski when released in 1993). Henry Charles Bukowski was an American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing […]Read More Charles Bukowski
Blade Runner 2049’s cityscape has been heavily influenced by brutalist forms. But the hyper-capitalist society in which the film takes place is completely at odds with the style’s underlying philosophy. by Alice Sweitzer & Charlie Clemoes This autumn saw the release of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, the long-anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner. There’s been […]Read More The Blade of Brutalism
Are You Being Replaced or Possessed? by Tobe Damit Originally and according to the first tales and stories about doppelgängers, these malevolent doubles (not twins) were creatures that were exact replicas, evil creatures from another dimension whose main goal would be to replace us in this world and all was needed for them to do […]Read More The New You?
A Modern Odyssey by Lubomir Arsov Embark on a visionary journey through the fragmented unconscious of the West, and with courage face the Shadow. Through Shadow into Light. “No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” -C.G. Jung This film was created with earnest effort, diligence, and […]Read More IN-SHADOW
The Girls Band That Rocked the World! Cherie Currie is known to be the lead singer of one of the best punk-rock girl band, The Runaways. She wrote her autobiography “Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway” (Harper Collins) and a movie was made based on those memories. Looking at their story it really brought […]Read More The Runaways
How Blade Runner got its name from a dystopian book about health care by Adi Robertson “Most fans of Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner are aware that it’s based on a novel by Philip K. Dick, and that the book is not called Blade Runner. If you pick up Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of […]Read More Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheeps?
The Shining’s Overlook Hotel The Shining’s Overlook Hotel remains one of the most disturbing locations in horror. Let’s looks over its history, and how it tells Kubrick’s story… Cinema is full of set designs so beautiful, you almost wish you they were real. Fritz Lang had vast chunks of city built forMetropolis. Joseph Mankiewicz nearly brought […]Read More Iconic Set Design
Vintage cult horror film, 4 short stories with a common thread plot: A man who is having an affair with a married woman is dropped off on the wrong street when going back to his hotel. He takes refuge out of the rain when an old man invites him in. He turns out to be […]Read More Alien Zone
Photo above by Marcia Resnick Warhol’s Screen Tests Warhol directed over 400 screen tests, and they serve now and forever as a remarkable archive of the personalities of the New York art scene and the Factory. Artists, male and female prostitutes, art dealers, transexuals, collectors, critics, writers, musicians, lesbians, actors, poets, dandys, painters, sculptors, dancers, […]Read More William S. Burroughs vs Andy Warhol
BarbaraDidSoMe WICKED PHOTOSHOOT! Barbra Streisand looks absolutely crazy-hot here in a series of photos from a photoshoot she did for the 1970 film The Owl and the Pussycat. I mean, just look at her! In the film, Streisand plays the role of “a somewhat uneducated actress, model and part-time prostitute.” Her character’s name is Doris. […]Read More BARBARA STREISAND 1970 ‘CYCLE SLUT’