Category Archives: Movies

First Class Stamps (3) – It’s A Bird!

You’d think that super-heroes make a good theme for post stamps. After all, even the blandest version of the man-in-tights is iconic enough to appeal to a great audience. Not so, though. Naturally, there are stamps galore from the “exotic” … Continue reading

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Mass Murderer of Steel

Judging from his Mass Murderer of Steel review-in-game-format, I guess Kyle Baker didn’t care much for the last part of Man of Steel…

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The horror! The horror!

Time Travel and Rocket-powered Apes digged up these Kirby-in-the-movies mashups by Nick Perks. They’re pretty neat, even for non-believers.

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Alan Moore makes his own movies

That Alan Moore is not really a fan of the movies that have been made based on his comics, is a well-known fact.  I don’t know whether that is the reason, but the Great Mage has started creating his own … Continue reading

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Asterix at the beach

On our way back from holidays we passed through France and I couldn’t help but notice that Total was doing an Astérix-themed campaign in which you can save up for a set of rather garish beach towels.  Nevertheless, I had … Continue reading

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Y: The Last Man

Christian Cardona just beat Hollywood’s development hell and made a film version of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s heavy-duty comic book Y: The Last Man.  It’s very (and I mean, very) impressive, and manages to translate the quite far-fetched premise … Continue reading

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Vader is a good dad!

The lovely Jeffrey Brown has a new book out from Chronicle, a picture book about Darth Vader’s attempts at being a good dad.  It’s a sweet book, thoroughly clashing with the Star Wars canon, but all the more recognizable for … Continue reading

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Alien is not a saga

The excellent science fiction and pop culture site Tor presents The Real Struggle for the Heart of Alien by Faith Erin Hicks (Demonology 101 and Zombies Calling), a thoughtful and creative one-page analysis of what Ridley Scott’s seminal film is about.  And she’s … Continue reading

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All the Tintin you need

This delightful unofficial titel sequence for the upcoming Adventures of Tintin movies was created by James Curran and includes references to all Tintin books, from Pays des Soviets to L’Alph-Art. Splendid stuff !

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Big movie ! Where’s the merch ?

Judging from the special listings in the Belgian Fnac magazine, the merchandise lined up together with the Secret Of The Unicorn movie, leaves something to be desired.  Three Meccano kits (I know Tintin appeals to nostalgia buffs, but Meccano ?), … Continue reading

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