Cult Column Film

Cult Column: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

“Random thoughts for Valentine’s Day 2004: today is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people feel like crap.” Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind begins with a miserable monologue from Joel (Jim Carrey), who – in an act of out-of-character spontaneity – ditches his fellow commuters and catches a train out to […]

Culture Literature

Klimowski Poster Book

The average modern-day film poster, usually a garish montage of stars drowned in an excess of legally-required accreditation, is more closely associated with commercialism and mass reproduction than it is with any sense of artistic merit. This hasn’t, however, been true of Poland, whose rich poster tradition survived and perhaps even flourished during its communist […]