Halloween found me wishing happy birthday to the one and old only Ralph Bakshi, whose anti-sermon shook the toonscape.
Extraordinary Tales brings Poe’s harrowing stories to the screen for newer generations raised on boundless technologies and influences.
It doesn’t take long (at all) for the stubborn and refreshingly frank Tartakovsky to hold forth on his frustrations with the way Hotel Transylvania 2 and Popeye were handled.
Adults and children rarely see the Real World as it is, much less as it should be. If what they see is what makes them who they are, then they should watch Peace On Earth before every new year.
In our hypermediated millennium, it’s often (way) too easy to watch rather than make. The Squirrel King wants you to do both.
“A nomination would be an incredible longshot. But our hope is that it would bring a lot of significant attention to climate change, because this is the issue of our time.”
“Funnily enough, we’re written about in a much more accurate way now than at the time, when it was just underwater guitar, millions of overdubs and mumbled vocals.”
“It has been a long road but this seems to be the only path forward.”
Transforming transfixing genre fiction into memorable cinema is no simple task.
Pinback’s Rob Crow and Zach Smith touch down on a prehistoric planet in the new music video, “Sherman.”
It is no irony that Jackson’s cinematic adaptations of Tolkien’s work have arrived in a world at war
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?
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.”
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.
Happy Halloween! Looking for a nicely timed freakout?
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.
Humanity now sees through the dead eyes built into the machines to which we have ceded our lives.
It floated atop a garbage patch of discarded water bottles.
From “Purple Rain” to “Kickapoo” to “Always Look On the Bright Side of Life” to “Uncle Fucker”
“Further devastation of the air, land and sea is obviously a very real possibility.”
The Iron Giant is beyond naivete or political correctness. It’s a hilarious, tear-jerking and sci-fantastic analysis.
“The anger that I had when I first started meditating in 1974 lifted in two weeks. It kinda just went away.”