Tucked in a second-floor among the many micro-bars that make up Tokyo’s Golden Gai is La Jettée (after Chris Marker’s mind-blowing 1962 experimental short). Though the place can hardly hold more than 10 people, it serves as a mecca for film lovers to film stars and anything in between. Last time I visited, I ended […]
In our fame-obsessed culture, we’re fed daily (whether we like it or not) with every little detail (real or invented) about the lives of stars. In his wonderful ‘oral novel’, Paolo Sedazzari attempts the opposite: he fleshes out the biography of a band that never was. There is no Hollywood ending where the three young […]
Climbing a fibreglass replica of Mount Rushmore in Japan? Visiting an abandoned Disney-clone at night? Welcome to the wonderful world of Haikyo, a Japanese word that means both “ruin” and the art of exploring such places. While there is nothing as surreal as wandering through abandoned theme parks, Michel John Grist’s blog is the best […]
My co-director Carlotta Cardana and I just finished this music video for Italian shoegaze band “Thee Piatcions“. Their Wall-Of-Sound, psychedelic music (they must be one of the loudest bands touring Europe) inspired us to create this sort of retro sci-fi comedy about searching for life in space and looking for love on Earth.