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Planet Earth & Replicants (The View From Solaris)

The plot of Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris (1972) is basic enough. Sometime in the near future, Soviet psychologist Kris Kelvin goes to investigate goings on at the space station orbiting the planet Solaris. A massive churning sea with a mind of … Continue reading

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Old Stone House (Simulacrum)

I like flags and historical simulacra, including this landmark in what used to be the Brooklyn countryside. This replica of the old Dutch farmhouse in at the border of Park Slope and Gowanus. (I’m pretty sure this is a reconstruction). … Continue reading

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