This year I went to the Toronto International Film Festival as an accredited cub reporter for the Soldier of Cinema website. By “went” I mean that I watched 16 films as part of the digital festival. You can read all my pieces here. I was most excited about […]
Watch in wonder as Golgo 13 creator and gekiga innovator Takao Saito draws and discusses his process with mangaka Naoki Urasawa on Urasawa’s show, Manben. There will be drying white-out with a cigarette.
“The science fiction author Isaac Asimov engaged in forms of unwanted touching with countless women. It set the tone for the entire genre.” More from Alec Nevala-Lee here.
This month we share Guest Star Jessica Ritchey’s entry into her series, Cahiers du Cannon. Previously, Jessica wrote about Castaway and Runaway Train. This month she looks at Christopher Reeve in Street Smart (1987). Until Batman V Superman disgraced itself in theaters the most reviled Superman property was […]
The works of Agatha Christie, like many other best-sellers in the English language, have been successfully translated into mainstream Indian cinema.* Gumnaam (1965) moves the stage version of And Then There Were None on a jungle- and ruin-covered island somewhere off the coast of India (and if you’ve […]
At Uproxx, Mike Ryan writes about contemporary movies and their multiple or stretched out endings. “I reached out to a few prominent screenwriters/filmmakers to ask them if I was off base. These are people you have most likely heard of who have made movies you have most likely […]