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    ‘Blade Runner’: A Game – changing science fiction classic

    ‘Blade Runner’: A Game – changing science fiction classic

      Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner‘s path to stardom and cultism has hardly been a bump-free ride. Heavily disputed upon its release, often criticized as an occasionally senseless portrayal of a…

    An introduction to Ulysses

    An introduction to Ulysses

    Since its publication in 1922, readers have been daunted, dazzled and puzzled by Ulysses. Katherine Mullin introduces James Joyce’s novel, exploring both its commitment to modernist experimentation and to the…

    The endless influence of the Bauhaus

    The endless influence of the Bauhaus

    Here in Berlin, Germany’s Bauhaus Archiv is throwing a farewell party. Next year this museum will close for renovation, and until then it’s presenting a display of ‘greatest hits’ from…

    Jim Jarmusch: “What are they afraid of?”

    Jim Jarmusch: “What are they afraid of?”

    Mr. Jarmusch, you’ve lived in New York for over 40 years. Do you consider yourself a New Yorker? I have lived there for so long, but I am not a…

    Blade Runner 2049: Why Make a Sequel to Blade Runner?

    Blade Runner 2049: Why Make a Sequel to Blade Runner?

    At no point preceding my viewing of Blade Runner 2049 did I understand the reason anybody would make a Blade Runner sequel. My perspective, after viewing, remains unchanged. Blade Runner does not have a good…

    Erotic engravings from a poem celebrating sex, 1825

    Erotic engravings from a poem celebrating sex, 1825

    Volumes of vintage erotica are wasted on academics. Just think how many beautiful books filled with lusty, erotic engravings are moldering away under lock and key in some dark, dusty…

    David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’: How Berlin Shaped Eclectic 1977 Masterpiece

    David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’: How Berlin Shaped Eclectic 1977 Masterpiece

    Fully settled in Berlin, with a work system established and in a far better place, physically and emotionally, than he’d been in years, David Bowie completed the second LP in his Berlin…

    10 Reasons Why “2001: A Space Odyssey” Is The Greatest Sci-fi Movie of All Time

    10 Reasons Why “2001: A Space Odyssey” Is The Greatest Sci-fi Movie of All Time

    Next year will be the 50th Anniversary of one of the greatest films ever to be put on the silver screen, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Made in 1968,…

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