Tag: cinema

  • To Live and Die in LA

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZ_39lxlDAg] Epic car chase from To Live and Die in LA (1985). Mentioned by stuntmaster Darren Prescott in this list of the greatest car chases of all time: “Every director I talk to wants me to do Bullitt or Ronin, but when I show them this they’re blown away. It’s the best car chase ever done.”

  • Translating Lem

    I was shocked to discover that Stanislaw Lem’s classic science fiction novel, Solaris has never before been translated directly from Polish to English: The first ever direct translation into English of the Polish science fictionauthor Stanislaw Lem’s most famous novel, Solaris, has just been published, removing a raft of unnecessary changes and restoring the text much closer…