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Making the Case For Indie Films

I know it’s hard to believe, but there was once a time in Hollywood when stories were original, well-written, and plucked straight from the imaginations of the screenwriters & directors. 841 more words


Dear Ms. Leading - Benjamin Knight

A review of work performed at the Emerging Writers’ Festival 2017

Ben Knight and I meet up in the common area on level 2 of Building 9 at RMIT on a Wednesday. 1,573 more words


When Books Infiltrate Your Spirit

I’ve been switching between two books the past few days, which is rather odd for me. Usually if I have to veer off the path from one book to a different one, I don’t return to the original book in question. 761 more words


Requiem For A Dream

A few thoughts on Darren Aronofsky’s harrowing sophomore feature.

“I’m somebody now, Harry. Everybody likes me.”

A haunting descent into abject misery. Requiem For A Dream is methodical in the way it lures you into its cautionary tale.

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drugs, scabs, and attention.

drug addiction is a hell of a drug. vices are a hell of a drug. self medication. distraction. a cloak to protect you from reality. vices are so necessary as we are being bombarded with constant sensory stimuli, we have to find something that we feel gives our brains a break. 264 more words


Η ταινία που θα σου αρέσει αλλά δεν θα θες να ξαναδείς.

Τον τελευταίο μήνα ένας καλός φίλος, μου πρότεινε και με παρότρυνε να δω μια συγκεκριμένη ταινία, το Requiem For A Dream.
Δεν είχα επίγνωση περί του θέματος, της πλοκής, του είδους και βασικά ούτε για την ύπαρξη της ταινίας. 21 more words