CHRISTIANE F. – Berlin, Bowie and Beyond

     |    Sunday June 1st, 2014

Many in the international community, from Italy to the Czech Republic, who now call Berlin home, cite “Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo“ (Zoo Station. A Memoir) as a book – and film – that decisively shaped their perception of the city. When it was first published in 1978, Christiane Felscherinow’s warts and all description of 

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Darren Aronofsky Revisits Requiem For A Dream

     |    Monday December 5th, 2011

Darren Aronofsky, acclaimed director of Black Swan, The Fountain, The Wrestler and Pi, has often been told that his harrowing, visceral adaptation of Hubert Selby, Jr.’s chronicle of drug addiction hell, Requiem For A Dream, is as effective a plea as any against substance abuse. Requiem For A Dream showed how both illicit (heroin) and 

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