The Wachowskis Talk Cloud Atlas.

The Slash Film interview. Skip about 5 minutes in to hear them talk about their film version David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas—which arrives in only a week or so. (C.F. my post on real cloud atlases.) Lana’s talk about the Matrix Trilogy (at about 17 minutes) is also well worth watching, and also makes some intriguing connects […]

Cloud Atlas: The Movie.

One of my favorite novels of the last decade or so, Cloud Atlas, has been adapted into a movie. I have followed the news of the film with somewhat reserved excitement—although I love David Mitchell’s work, this novel, if you’ve read it, is exceedingly difficult to adapt to the screen; its nested plot structure, multiple storylines, […]