Sunday March 14, 2010
"Built by the car for the car, with its groundbreaking suburbs, freeways and shopping centres, it was the embodiment of the American dream.
Now it is truly a dystopic post-industrial city, in which 40 per cent of the land in the centre is returning to prairie. Greenery grows up through abandoned office blocks, houses and collapsing car plants, and swallows up street lights."
An excellent documentary of the rise and the fall of Detroit, the American dream and a stark vision of a post-industrial world for city dwellers. Honest and moving, if you ignore the occasional dramatic sound effects and flashy cuts. Seriously Watch this.
Thursday August 20, 2009
A week later I still haven’t written up my SF trip and as a friend asked for tips here’s...