Tag: movies

All About Gu Long

It’s all about ladies, booze and mysteries for Gu Long and his most famous character, the Bondesque swordsman detective, Chu Liu-xiang.  “When you hear ‘martial arts novels,’ you can think of several famous writers of Chinese literature.  But when you hear ‘mystery martial arts novels,’ only one name […]

Speaking of Jonathan Coulton…

What would we all be without free stuff on the internet? There’s still a couple weeks to give financial support to the Creative Commons for 2007. Sure, they didn’t bring us a skateboarding dog or that dramatic squirrel, but there’s still Jim Munroe’s movie, Infest Wisely, and Jonathan […]

The Golden Compass: Mechanized Magic

Stephanie Zacharek reviews The Golden Compass: “Most of what’s magical about Pullman’s novel has been mechanized, obviously at great expense: It must cost a heap of dough to make animal figures look like they’re talking, and there’s barely an instant in The Golden Compass when you can’t hear […]