African-Canadian writer and artist Nalo Hopkinson talks about her fabric designs at The New Yorker’s Book Bench: [B]oth my writing and my designs are fuelled by the same passions and obsessions of mine…. I’ve been on a mission for the past few years to find historical depictions of […]
Very cool time lapse video of Kagan McLeod drawing the blind Shaolin priest from Master of Flying Guillotine–with footage from that film. (via Top Shelf Comix and SPX)
At Canadian Film Corner, Greg Klymkiw responds to Norman Wilner’s recent Now Magazine article, “Canuck Conundrum,” and Paul Corupe’s Canuxploitation blog post, “Canada’s Token 10?”: “Celebration please, not castigation. Cineplex Entertainment is already doing a very good job in the latter department.” (via Mike White).
The website for Jim Munroe’s new lo-fi, sci-fi flick, Ghosts With Shit Jobs, is now up with video clips from the film. (Full disclosure: Jim was a co-founding editor and video games editor for the Cultural Gutter).
Here’s an Indonesian trailer for The Raid, not that it matters because the titles are in English and asskickery is an universal language. (The Raid played at–and won the People’s Choice Award–at TIFF’s 2011 Midnight Madness Programme, see more trailers from that programme here and here).
At Slate, Grady Hendrix offers his list of “Ten Movies You Didn’t See But Should Have,” two of which premiered at Toronto’s Midnight Madness (Stake Land and Super).