Book Review: Celluloid – Author Dave McKean

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I was starting to get worried that Mckean had retired his book creation activities. Though low and behold, author / artist Dave Mckean has returned with a spanking new fantastic visual eye candy release. (though you expected different?, not likely) Dave has created a new treat for the adults. That means, yep a few p*rnographically illustrated images to boot. As a big contributor to the childrens book arena it was refreshing to see Mckean come … Continue reading

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Film Review: MirrorMask (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl named Helena who works at the family circus with her father and mother, who wishes–quite ironically–that she could run away from the circus and join ‘real life’. But such is not to be the case, as she finds herself on a strange journey into the Dark Lands, a fantastic landscape filled with giants, Monkeybirds and dangerous sphinxes. She must find the fabled MirrorMask … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arkham Asylum – Author Grant Morrison

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Since his creation, the Batman has undergone a variety of radical reassessments. From the camp parody version of the sixties, to the dark vigilante of the seventies, to the big-budgeted merchandising exercises of the nineties, finally to arrive in this new century with a film adaptation that seems to please both Batman fans and mainstream audiences alike. But the character was taken to new extremes by innovative Scottish writer Grant Morrison with the 1989 release … Continue reading

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