So it’s been announced that Warner Bros is looking to buy the rights to do an adaptation of the Sandman series by Neil Gaiman. Anyone who knows me at all past “hello, how are you” knows that I think this is the single greatest series of utmost importance in the entire history of the world.… Continue reading with fear and trepidation…
So I’ve stayed silent on the whole Twilight thing so far because quite honestly I couldn’t really give a crap. The initial issue that many people had with it was the whole abstinence thing and well, I stay away from that as much as possible. The debate, that is, not the act. haha. (just kidding… Continue reading twifight
http://www.mousecircus.com/videotour.aspx from the website… (I edited the blurb for succinctness) “Watch Neil Gaiman read The Graveyard Book on a 9-city video tour. At each stop on the tour, Neil will read one chapter. By the end of the tour, you will be able to watch The Graveyard Book in its entirety right here.” I find it… Continue reading graveyard graveyard graveyard
From http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2009/03/new-york-times-adds-graphic-novel-best-seller-lists/ The New York Times debuted three new best-seller lists under the heading “Graphic Books”: hardcovers, softcovers and manga. The NYT article is here http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/05/introducing-the-new-york-times-graphic-books-best-seller-lists/ I’m kinda half-hearted about the whole thing really. Graphic novels are not up for debate as to their relevance and poignancy and their weighty and often gritty realism. Anyone… Continue reading it’s about time graphic novels get some respect!
(G, talk about beating a dead horse!) So I am apparently not the only one who has reacted somewhat strongly about the (arguable) misrepresentation of female characters in the movie version of Coraline. There are problems with the depiction of pretty much all the women – not to mention the main antagonist “Other Mother” and what… Continue reading another quick word about Coraline