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I observe myself
and his broken mind,
blue flowers underneath.


Book Review: A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick (3/5)

Oh, book clubs. Look at you trying to get me to read and like sci-fi. You try so hard! But it all still comes off as ‘too weird for me.’ Oh well, you tried. 862 more words


A Scanner Darkly, by Philip K. Dick - Audible review

I read the book of this years ago, and still have the copy of it on my small bookcase at home. Don’t be unnerved that I have a small book case, I have tonnes of books, but they’re in piles, on shelves, in boxes, so that one day, when I have a library room they can all be displayed and look pretty. 344 more words



Often credited with bringing anime to Western attention, 1988’s Akira is a landmark of Japanese animation.

The plot, which follows a biker gang in post-World War III Neo-Tokyo, borders on incoherence. 122 more words


A Scanner Darkly

A twisted feature film starring Keanu Reeves and Robert Downey Jr, among others, has been directed by Richard Linklater. This feature film is unusual to say the least as the film has been filmed and then animation, created uniquely by comic book artists, has been laid directly over the film; this method is known as interpolated rotoscoping in which was first pioneered by Linklater in “ 295 more words

The Project

WWW Wednesday, 15-April-2015

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at Should be Reading and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. 349 more words


Underappreciated actors - Keanu Reeves

John Wick, finally released on UK screens, is being presented as a comeback film for Keanu Reeves. The decline of a film star from a name in letters 5 feet high outside a cinema to letters centimetres high on DVD cases in Asda is something you only really notice as you get older. 1,777 more words