Posts in the Category: Robin’s Reviews
Albert Camus – Myth of Sisyphus
Robin got the chance to read an essay by Albert Camus that made its author famous: Myth of Sisyphus.
In a nutshell: it suggests that there is no objective meaning of life at all and that …Read Full Article
Today’s author: Paolo Coelho!
Robin read three novels by Coelho he found quite okay. Here we go!
The story about a young girl from Brazil who becomes a prostitute in Switzerland, gets to know a kinky artist and falls in …Read Full Article
Robin saw parts of a real-time animation of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Particularly interesting he found that
The fireworks (no distress signal rockets were on board so the crew had to use the ones for partying instead) were let …Read Full Article
Today’s writer: Ambrose Bierce
Though there a many works by civil-war-veteran Bierce worth reading, Robin likes one masterpiece in particular:
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.
First published in 1890 this short story is now one of the most famous in …Read Full Article
Today’s poet: Oscar Wilde!
Robin is a confessing fan of the gothic stuff by Wilde; here comes one play and one novel.
A play about the true motives of Salome wanting the head of John the Baptist on a silver plate …Read Full Article
On recommendation and inspired by fatal pandemics and virus outbreaks Robin watched the post-apocalyptic film “I am Legend” with Will Smith from 2007.
In the novel of the same name by Richard Matheson it turns out at the end that the …Read Full Article
Robin saw the adventure/horror/comedy flic The Babysitter from 2017 and is intrigued.
It is about Cole, a 12-year-old boy, who is a bullied and adolescent underdog at the beginning but matures into a real hero – and that in the guise …
Robin had the opportunity to watch the first three seasons of Ash vs. Evil Dead and is thrilled!
“Finally something positive again in this dark and negative world! Bruce Campbell as Ashy-Slashy is outstanding! A real splatter comedy!”
Robin found it particularly …
Dream Story (1926) by Austrian writer Arthur Schnitzler was filmed in 1999 under the name Eyes Wide Shut, which Robin liked so much that he read the literary source.
In contrast to the film, the plot takes place in early 20th …Read Full Article
Good fun! Two harmless Hillbillies meet some college students in the woods. There are many misunderstandings leading the students to believe the two are dangerous psychopaths – while they believe the students are suffering from mass psychosis.
Hopefully there is going …Read Full Article