Animation Block: Exo-Squad November 10, 2011 - In Western animation, most shows are episodic. This is logical, because the target audience is kids, who aren’t exactly known for their ability to keep [...]
Show Status November 10, 2011 - Good news! At this point, we have recorded four episodes, which will begin airing on after the station’s November hiatus ends. We have had [...]
Film Flashback: Anguish November 9, 2011 - Anguish (1988), dir. Bigas Luna, Luna Films An overweight man (Michael Lerner) is driven to madness by his overbearing mother (Zelda Rubenstein). Acting at her [...]
Film Flashback: Abby November 8, 2011 - Abby (1974), dir. William Girdler, American International Pictures Plagiarism and the movie industry often go hand in hand. “If the film’s budget is under a [...]
Things That Need to Go Away: “Now, It’s Personal!” November 8, 2011 - Okay, let’s get this out of the way: for the most part, when I talk about these things that need to go away, I probably [...]
Everything I Need to Know I Learned From Watching Gurren Lagann November 5, 2011 - 1. Sometimes, you have to ignore reason and attempt the impossible. 2. Evolution cannot and should not be stopped. 3. If you can’t believe in [...]
Film Flashback: Night of the Creeps November 3, 2011 - Night of the Creeps (1986), dir. Fred Dekker, Tristar Pictures Fred Dekker’s cult classic Night of the Creeps was a slightly different step from most [...]
My time at 12 Hours of Terror October 31, 2011 - This past Sunday I was privileged to attend the second horror film festival at the historic Belcourt Theater in Nashville, this year dubbed “12 Hours [...]
“Shadows of the Apt” Doesn’t Redefine Fantasy, It Just Does It Better October 28, 2011 - In a shocking twist that will surprise absolutely no one, I grew up reading lots of fantasy. While that doesn’t exactly make me an expert or [...]
Animation Block: Conan the Adventurer October 24, 2011 - “Conan! The Adventurer!” “Conan! Warrior without Fear!” The 1990’s were a strange time for American animation, perhaps more so than the 1980’s. The stalwarts of [...]