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Don’t hate the player. Don’t hate the game. Hate yourself for being susceptible.
Futurama may have had a point in its I dated a robot episode, where physically convincing, human bodied robots with downloadable personalities promised to seed humanity’s self-destruction. Without an incentive to attract the opposite or adjacent sex, man would retire all efforts on himself and others, putting in only enough to make his and his robot’s ends meet. It is not the meek who shall inherit the earth but rather, their equally docile, solar-powered widows.
Perhaps the Mayan calendar …
Stephen Lucas explores the contrasts of one of the world’s most iconic cities
Despite the fruitless quest of finding a time travelling pirate who I can stream his latest film from, I arrive at the studio, hung-over by the award-heavy internet history of the night before. It’s Patrick Doyle. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (back when nobody supported team ‘Cedric Diggory’), Donnie Brasco, Bridget Jones’ Diary…a mere quaver of high notes that have been hit by the Mr.Multiverse of musical talent embodied before me. Through this composer’s tremolo of triumph, he’s received an Ivor Novello award for Best film theme: ‘Non Nobis Domine´’ – Henry V, had his ‘Kissing in the Rain’ sampled by Kanye West’s track: ‘Robocop’, and if that didn’t induce the tiniest of eyebrow wows: in 1997 Patrick played out leukaemia, being encored back into good health in time to finish César award nominated, French-film score: East/West.