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Daily Archives: April 30, 2015

In her classic supernatural novel The Haunting of Hill House, Shirley Jackson noted that no creature can exist under conditions of complete realism and that even grasshoppers are supposed to dream. If grasshoppers need to dream, then why also not adult human beings? What would life be without dreams and what are fantasies but waking dreams? Without the thought of… Read more »

30 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The connoisseurs of La-La-land have always been dreaming up spellbinding ways of hiking up the money tree and impressing millions. Sometimes it was through the glamorous sensuality of Dietrich and Munroe and, at others, it was the nerve-touching fair-ground attraction of computer generated worlds. Many times it was a knack for who-dunnits or who-killed-who-for-what? Alongside these antics, there has always… Read more »

30 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists