Looking for Love in the Uncanny Valley

Loving a copy of the girl next door

Screenshot from Honey Select 2 — My screenshot

I once watched a film called Welcome to Marwen. It starred Steve Carell and it was about this guy who built a doll-sized set of a European town during the Second World War called Marwen, in his backyard.

This man, Mark Hogancamp, had been badly beaten and had no memory of who he was before this attack. He was…