As ‘mockbuster’ rip-offs go, it is near impossible to think of one as blatantly shameless as Atlantic Rim. Stealing the concept of giant robots punching giant monsters in the face from Guillermo Del Toro’s blockbuster… 271 more words
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Hate is a strong word. In fact, one of my favourite aphorisms of Graham Greene (taken from his astonishing The Power and the Glory) is that “Hate was just a failure of the imagination.” It is precisely because we are all such conflicted and complex people that the hatred of individuals is such a blight – there are always extenuating circumstances (even if they are not sufficient to justify actions).
“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.”