I'm an Aragonese/Catalonian freelance writer, poetress and film critic. My favourite genre is independent cinema. My real name is Elena Gonzalvo.
"She looks like that dead girl! How sick are you?"
Emulating hardboiled lingo to a T, Megan Abbott traces the strange circumstances surrounding actress and B-girl Jean Spangler, who disappeared from Los Angeles in 1949.
"Why have a civilization if we're no longer interested in being civilized?"
"People think we lead lives of glamour and romance, but we're really lonely—terribly lonely."
“What are you gonna do? Kill me? Everybody dies.” - John Garfield's last knockout in Body & Soul
"As I drove off, it was still raining and the drops streaked down the windshield like tears" -Detour
"Somebody once wrote: 'Hell is the impossibility of reason.' That's what this place feels like. Hell" - Platoon
"When you're slapped, you'll take it and like it"
"I never should have switched from scotch to martinis"
Drugs are big business. And big business always wins.