Film Notes: Cloud Atlas

The more I watch Cloud Atlas, the more I’m convinced it’s a masterpiece. Here are a few notes on why. Someone once said “good art consoles, great art provokes.” The Wachowski’s and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas does both.  To claim it as a masterpiece would be premature, as this film requires slow burn reflection and I only […]

Writing the Other

In a less than metaphorical sense, all creative writing is writing the Other. Yes, memoir and autobiography too. Even when you’re writing about yourself, your Self is abstracted out into a literary echo of the totality of your subjectivity. An impression or expression is the best you can hope for. Because you are yourself not made […]