The 2017 version of Ghost in the Shell is unlikely to satisfy fans of the original, but it is not without its points of interest.
don’t much care about the superhero films. I don’t expect much from them, and was only disappointed by The Dark Knight Rises in that it wasn’t as good as The Dark Knight. But Interstellar is disappointing in a very different way.
I have read repeated complaints that Interstellar is too loud. Which makes as much sense as complaining that a record is too loud.
The characters dress as a ‘70s designer would have thought future people might dress, when they’re not dressing in actual ‘70s style…
Gary Dalkin looks back on the state of science fiction as another summer of massive budget SF and fantasy spectacles draws to a close. It seems this summer may have been a little better than those of late. The latest Michael Bay atrocity aside, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Godzilla received enthusiastic receptions and almost everyone loved Guardians of the Galaxy, which achieved the near impossible feat of pleasing fans, delighting general audiences and entering the popular culture as a new phenomenon in its own right.
Considering the forthcoming new film adaptations of Daphne du Maurier’s The Birds and Rebecca, and the shadow of Alfred Hitchcock…
Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo and Leonardo (Splinter!): who are they really for? Certainly not the same audience as Howard the Duck.
Niles Golan is an ex-pat Brit in Hollywood. Never grown-up, he narrates his life with an internal monologue transforming his everyday inadequacies into triumphs. Niles is his own fictional creation: to himself, a genius novelist akin to the young Thomas Pynchon; to everyone else, the hack who writes the popular Kurt Power adventures novels. His […]
Just in case you’ve missed out on all the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary happenings….