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The Cosmic Winter by Victor Clube
The Cosmic Winter by Victor Clube
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential Reading, 11 Mar 2008
If you have a chance to get hold of this book, do so, because it seems to be disappearing! The English version, at least, is becoming extremely hard to get hold of at anything like a sensible price. Someone obviously doesn't want this book to be widely circulated, and a concerted effort seems to be going on to hide away the important information within. And when you read the book it is obvious why: the data collected here upsets the applecart of 'establishment' cosmology, and provides some really interesting and important possibilities that simply do NOT sit well with current thinking. It is also clear that there would be political motivations for keeping a lid on this material… Read more
Fight Club - Definitive Edition [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Brad Pitt
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Moody, 27 Dec 2007
A dark, moody, disturbing and really gripping film, with some great quotes. Ed Norton is absolutely awesome as the 'office monkey' who hits rock bottom spiritual-bankcruptcy as his very being is crushed beneath his soulless existence. Brad Pitt is great as his quirky, twitchy journey-companion.

The whole thing is a very dramatic alternative take on Martha Stout's 'Myth of Sanity' and also is an oblique commentary on the human condition and the edge of the abyss to which he has brought himself.

As others have probably noted, it ends with a spectacular twist. Also, the film stands rewatching in light of knowing what happens at the end, you can then spot all kinds of… Read more
Fight Club [1999] [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Brad Pitt
Fight Club [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Brad Pitt
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Moody, 27 Dec 2007
A dark, moody, disturbing and really gripping film, with some great quotes. Ed Norton is absolutely awesome as the 'office monkey' who hits rock bottom spiritual-bankcruptcy as his very being is crushed beneath his soulless existence. Brad Pitt is great as his quirky, twitchy journey-companion.

The whole thing is a very dramatic alternative take on Martha Stout's 'Myth of Sanity' and also is an oblique commentary on the human condition and the edge of the abyss to which he has brought himself.

As others have probably noted, it ends with a spectacular twist. Also, the film stands rewatching in light of knowing what happens at the end, you can then spot all kinds of… Read more

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