Conan series

This article was originally published on on 19 August 2011. I was just talking the other day with my friend Allison about books people expect you to have read (and how they are taken aback if you haven’t). There are millions of books out there and only so much time in the day. People … Continue reading

Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

Encounters at the End of the World (2007) – I must make full confession, I was dead tired but I didn’t want to go to sleep (as it was the middle of the afternoon) so I decided to watch a movie instead. As such, I didn’t stay 100% conscious the whole time so I feel … Continue reading

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2011)

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2011) — The stereotype goes that Germans are very weird people. While I’ve met enough perfectly ordinary (and sometimes banal) Germans to know this characterization is not always fair, the stereotype is backed up by film-maker Werner Herzog. Just the way he talks has this strange intensity that compels you to … Continue reading