…and into the (day)light.
A small “thank you” note to all our contributors and readers on our first anniversary.
Contradictions are a challenge our world poses to us, so they need to be dealt with by, among other things, literature.
“The feeling of ‘I wish I was there’ may turn, unexpectedly, to resentment and even rage when you see your friends happily smiling with ridiculous costumes in colorful pictures and you realize you have been using the same ugly sweater since New Year’s eve— the day your social life in Europe died to be reborn in warmer months.”
To me, the movie Anomalisa is like an existential poem I can deeply identify with. It’s also a tragic love poem of sorts, and a requiem for the middle- and upper-middle class in “Western” society. Catch it in Leipzig this Tuesday.
In the high vulnerability of body and mind of his last days, totally believable with McKellen’s acting, I’ll dare say Sherlock Holmes has never appeared so human.