Miyazaki is a name, and a legend, not to be taken lightly. This historical truth alone is worth a viewing of Goro Miyazaki’s Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter, a rewarding animated adaptation of Astrid Lindgren’s fantastic coming-of-age cli-fi.
Elite powers cashing in on actual historical crises whose failures literally led us to where we are today.
In a globally warming, warring world where Americans throw away half the food they grow, nourishing activism with a heart and mind in service of renewable peace is paramount. Enter author Julia Turshen, who I profiled for Civil Eats.
An enduring destabilization of cli-fi, Herman Melville’s metafictional Moby-Dick is a must-read in any format. Dark Horse is working the comics angle.
Let’s turn back to the greatest jam band on the bones, and a master of literary horror, reanimated.
Atwood is at last joining the realm of comics.
Neil Gaiman is also one of the nicest people on Earth.
Extraordinary Tales brings Poe’s harrowing stories to the screen for newer generations raised on boundless technologies and influences.
J.R.R. Tolkien legendarily wrote In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote, one Oxford summer while “laborious[ly]” grading papers for some always welcome side money. Both of us, he could have added, will be stinking rich someday.
The award-winning sci-fi writer’s worthy reboot of cult ’60s series.
Transforming transfixing genre fiction into memorable cinema is no simple task.
Like many culture vultures, Wimberly is something of a reboot specialist.
“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.”
The smart, sharp Beaton casts a much wider cultural dragnet in her otherwise unassuming art, one which snatches up literary, historical and scientific icons without mercy.
Humanity now sees through the dead eyes built into the machines to which we have ceded our lives.
Shakespeare transcends time and media, mostly because creatives can’t stop remixing his legendary language across time and media. Julie Taymor’s up next with The Tempest, starring the always captivating Helen […]
“Further devastation of the air, land and sea is obviously a very real possibility.”
When people first started writing this stuff, they didn’t call it science fiction.
This list of five books and comics that may now inherit Watchmen‘s mantle as what Alan Moore called the most “unfilmable” texts around was a popular read.
But like Lynch’s Peaks before it, The Nobody‘s impressive science lies not in the mad experiments of the Invisible Man, or the Nobody, but in its subtle dissection of psychology and interpersonal relationships.
How does the robot pack decide which human is cooperative and which is not? Welcome to the wonderful, dystopian world of defense pork.
“ The thing I love about being a novelist is that with each project you invent a new world. You approach it with a different set of aesthetic and structural ideas, and you grapple with a different series of problems in figuring out how to tell the story.”
The ecological impact has been felt in the Niger Delta, which is the oil-producing region. According to the World Wildlife Fund, it is one of the most polluted places on the face of the Earth.
It does not appear as though the U.S. has any intention of leaving until all of the oil in Iraq is gone.