(from the SHOULD I READ IT OR WATCH IT? category) November seems to have settled over us like a cold damp blanket. Suddenly, driving a car is more complicated, more hazardous and a lot less fun. A hassle, plain and simple. Cars lose all their glamour and appeal in winter: they get crusted over with slush and salt, and they sound and feel arthritic when the deep cold causes them to groan and moan and creak. And yet, they’re such beautiful machines. Emblems of the 20th century. They’re about travel and speed and escape and human inventiveness and freedom. Cinema … Continue reading VROOM! VROOM!