One man’s crap made-for-TV movie becomes another fan’s Pythonesque art trip, and the popular tastes of the ensuing decades makes up the difference. Who’s your Walrus now?
Like many culture vultures, Wimberly is something of a reboot specialist.
Price’s influential spirit inhabits some small or large part in almost everything Tim Burton has ever made.
“It’s different if I’m writing something original, but when I’m adapting these novels I’m attracted to them for what they are, not how I’m going to squish them.”
“Three Mile Pilot is definitely a ‘when the stars align’ band.”
“This record has a pretty heavy gnostic sci-fi element.”
It was only a matter of time before someone dropped a sample from The Prisoner.
My Dad’s Canadian,” said Kricfalusi.
“Both dinosaurs and aliens can be seen as representatives of where we are as people right now.”
“Tesla’s true story is more surreal than any fictional account I’ve seen of him.”
“Its core message is not about trying to exploit power differences between the haves and have-nots. It says that real power is what you have between your ears.”
Even The Beatles, who were descending into bitter dissolution and didn’t even record their voices for the film, were ultimately swayed by its animated ambition. And they weren’t alone.
A psychokinetic steampunk upgrade with a fearless female hero leading the charge.
Beatles geeks, Occupy populists and postmodern fiction nerds should merge sweetly, and sourly, in Norwegian Wood, director Tran Anh Hung’s adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s 1987 novel.
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“‘Sophistructure’ is the idea of creating a structured lifestyle plan around sophistry,” Crow told me. “Which is, of course, impossible.”
Hollywood is turning into a serious culture vulture scavenging off of existing properties, whose box-office is logically positioned better than films with no previous franchises. It’s a double-edged sword. For […]
Those in search of an imaginative writer who makes you feel bad you didn’t find him earlier should take a head-trip through my recent Cornell coverage.
“I’m all about trying to reduce my level of ADD.”
How’s this for postmodern circularity?
Living in the Material World explores the so-called quiet Beatle‘s storied career using previously unseen archival materials and movies, as well as revealing interviews with Paul McCartney, Terry Gilliam, Eric Clapton and more.
“I decided to treat John Lennon as a god.”
Think the original series, plus Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke, and you’re probably there.