It is time to take a stand against CCTV cameras. Against NFC Chips. Against our mobile phones listening to us. But before the big rebellion against technology starts, let’s all meet for a drink. Let’s meet at the Voltaire on Sunday, 23rd of March, at the Voltaire for the Uncanny Book-Club’s discussion of Cory Doctorow’s […]
Superman destroyed Metropolis last year, The Dark Knight rose again after his bout with The Joker and Iron Man fought Aldritch Killian using his entire arsenal. However, on Diwali 2013, an unlikely hero from India rose to the challenge of defeating his worst enemy yet. And with Krrish 3, the most unlikely of film franchises […]
Isserley drives through the Scottish countryside and picks up hitchhikers. Those people are never heard of again. Only Isserley sets out on a new drive the next day. So, please don’t get into strange cars on the 23rd of February as that’s when the Uncanny Book-Club discusses Michel Faber’s “Under the Skin”!
Remakes. They’re all the rage now. Because new ideas that are also good are seemingly few and far in between. So people take something beloved and update it. As of yesterday, we can go see the updated and re-imagined version of Robocop. The question lingering in everyone’s head: Is the remake hit or miss? Find […]
Tsukuru Tazaki is 36 years old, has an obsession with train stations and a successfull career building them. Apart from that, he leads a solitary and lonely life in Tokyo. He doesn’t connect to people around him and has no sense of belonging. When he meets 38-year old Sara, a travel agent, he starts to […]
Supercop Jai Dixit and his partner Ali are facing off against their biggest challenger yet: A magician turned bank-robber who’s exacting revenge on people who have wronged him. The mission takes the two policemen out of Mumbai and puts them in Chicago. Somwhere in the mix: Zürich Hauptbahnhof, Zürich Airport and the Verzasca dam. And […]