Did you see the ryuichi sakamoto doc? It has this feel and stalker and other tarkovsky features. He’s obsessed by him
There's a loose movement or style called 'slow cinema' that's a sort of tributary of what Schrader termed 'transcendental style' back in the early 70s and he gave an interview a few years ago saying he thought it was now a dead end and on the way out,i think i was referring to Tarkovsky and Patrick Kellior. but as you say watching this stuff becomes more and more of an effort with every passing day.
Those futuristic racing games like Wipeout.computer games always seem to be the things pushing the limits of speed, how fast the eye can track motion and react etc
Yeah I think of science very similarly, as a sprawling conceptual framework, collectively built and perpetually renovated by humanity, which serves as a sort of operating system for knowledge and imagination. It's why science is so important to me. I think, without science as we now know it, one could still arrive at deep and intimate understandings of the universe and existence, but with science it feels much less subjective and ambiguous.Stan will like this,
Once, while the boyfriend carved a roast chicken, Burroughs began to describe the right way to stab a man to death and he was graphically illustrating it with this large carving knife. His head was filled with all sorts of bizarre bits and pieces culled from "Believe It or Not" features and police magazines and all kinds of obscure sources. But he was very interested in scientific or technological underpinnings. I think, in a way, I share that with him. I've always felt that science in general is a way of ordering one's imaginative response to the world.
I'm enjoying these anecdotes about the reckless driving of theorists,"He had an incredible mastery of himself ... except, ah, except in the car ... he loved to drive, he was handsome, full of women, even when I met him he loved cars, he loved speed. So when there was an imbecile [slowing him down] I saw a being next to me, like a demon, coming out of Jean's head. You cannot imagine, it was something incredible, scary. It was a total change of personality... "