2 holiday classics suitable for Xmas or the Solstice (here, here and wth here) and a couple of advent calendars sans the stale chocolate (here and here).
Tim Burton + Timur Bekmambetov + Shane Acker = 9. (thanks, boyo!)
Filmopia sights the trailer for Spike Jonze’ Where The Wild Things Are.
At the low-key yet awesome See Monkey blog, Marc Hirsh writes about his fear that any moment Ricky Gervais could descend into schtick, becoming a painful parody of himself. But more importantly, he’s got a video of those Ricky Gervais/Elmo interview outtakes with good quality sound.
1960s Japanese science fiction Supermarionation. Scary or supercool? (Scroll down for a complete episode of Aerial City 008).
Artsy craftiness prevails in Coraline’s marketing with sweater patterns, secret handmade boxes, sheet music and a cat puppet.
From Sesame Street’s the Count to Swamp Thing‘s aquatic vampires to The Lost Boys, hopping vampires and Richard Matheson, the AV Club has 23 variations on the vampire.