Review of Appleseed Alpha (2014) – the movies still aren’t getting the manga right.
When do we, culturally, ever let our heroes rest?
This fan edit sucks you into a living place, and implies that life goes on beyond Laura Palmer. I’m not sure this is a math that serves this particular facet of the story. But then again, as the recut movie painstakingly shows us over and over again with any number of visual shots featuring ‘halves’ of things, it can ever only be half the story anyway.
The psychological underpinning of 1978’s Halloween is built around the theme of relationships: what happens when relationships break down?
Horror dresses our deepest social nightmares in bloody, lumbering metaphors to force us to confront them. Satire mocks and degrades the underlying social structures that support them. It seems only natural that these two impulses dovetail so often, and that comedy and horror should live together in the same body.
OH MY GOD I AM CARING WAY TOO MUCH ABOUT THIS SHITTY HACKJOB.
This week on Theme Tuesday, adaptations is our theme. Finding unusual combinations of fine artists, poets and authors converted to animated shorts was the goal of this week’s search. This is only a scratch of the surface of all that’s out there, of course! Enjoy ten videos after the cut.