Frank Frazetta’s promotional art for the original Battlestar Galactica series.
"Mickey Mouse in Cable Car Chaos"
“The Genius and Wonder of Hayao Miyazaki” ➟
“Take a trip back through Miyazaki’s illustrious career over the last four decades.”
Via Sci Fi Japan
“Horace Dediu joins Moisés to discuss 4K, 8K, and the future of the displays we use to consume our content.”
“Although The Big Heat lacked the bigger budgets or marquee name stars of his earlier Hollywood works, and although it had been raced through production at breakneck speed, it stands as one of Lang’s greatest accomplishments and an enduring noir classic. If only the films that followed on its heels could have better followed in its footsteps, perhaps Lang’s career might have taken a different path.”
“He brought pure sensual excitement and danger to the cinema screen. What a sad passing.”
“Complaints about the length of The Hobbit remind me of the line in Stand By Me where Gordie says, ‘Wagon Train‘s a really cool show, but did you notice they never get anywhere?’ Well, yeah, because once they get somewhere the show is over.”
“Hyper-violent psychedelic sword and sorcery action.”
“French label Pathe Distribution will release two more classic films on Blu-ray in March: Jean Renoir’s Boudu Saved From Drowning, and Marcel L’Herbier’s Le Bonheur.”
“Speculation as to the object’s true identity include an Ice Age-era boulder or a pioneer-era rail car.”
“Twenty-five years on, it seems extraordinary that a critically underperforming Italian movie – a nostalgic, sentimental movie about moviegoing, to boot – by an unknown 32-year-old director should, after flopping on initial release in its own country, have gone on to win the Grand Prix at Cannes and the best foreign film Oscar for 1989, and become one of the most successful foreign-language movies of all time.”
“The wonders of the gut, why our brains are wired to be social, what poetry and math have in common, swarm intelligence vs. ‘God,’ and more.”