I thought 5 KM far away enough: A Review of Carlos Marques-Marcet’s 10,000 KM

  The opening shot of this minimalist gem is an amazingly controlled and choreographed twenty-something minute record of intimacy, shot inside a Barcelona apartment in which a couple – photographer Alex (Natalia Tena, Harry Potter’s Nymphadora Tonks) and student Sergi (David Verdaguer, a smouldering Devendra Banhart type) are making love, after which they go about … More I thought 5 KM far away enough: A Review of Carlos Marques-Marcet’s 10,000 KM

Lunatics Unite

It’s nine o’clock on a Friday morning and I’m standing in the kitchen waiting for the water to boil, although it has already boiled twice. I push the on-button for the third time, the way I looked at the clock three times last night in the time span of no more than one minute, unable … More Lunatics Unite

Introduction to the Deep Dark World of Cyberpunk Fiction

My academic year started on a rather chaotic note. Four days before the first semester was to start, I realised I hadn’t enrolled in any courses. Thankfully I ended up managing to enroll in whatever courses caught my eye (that is, in my 1-second glance of hurry-up-hysteria). Consequently, I found myself stranded in a classroom … More Introduction to the Deep Dark World of Cyberpunk Fiction