Posts Tagged ‘Film’

Satoshi Kon, 1963-2010

Posted by on September 11th, 2010 at 8:23 PM
Satoshi Kon, one of the most gifted, innovative and searchingly intelligent artists working in the anime medium and the film world at large, died on the morning of August 24 from pancreatic cancer--at the age of 46.

TCJ 300: Post-Human Review

Posted by on December 31st, 2009 at 4:07 AM

Age of Geeks

The Owl Ship's controls in Watchmen: The Film Companion, photographed by Clay Enos; ©2009 DC Comics.

In the late 1970s, when this magazine came to be, Alan Moore was kicking around from one clerk job to another, collecting his paychecks from places like the Northampton gas board. He wanted to be an artist and seer, but he couldn't find the nerve to collar his destiny. One night he had a dream: His 10-year-old self looked at him and wanted to know what had happened to their life. A decade later, Moore was finishing Watchmen, and now he sits in his living room in Northampton, keeping an irritated distance from the $150 million dumb idea Hollywood has raised over his bright idea from a quarter-century back.

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