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Jamie S. Rich reports back from That One Movie’s opening night with a killer opener of his own: I’ve just got back from seeing Watchmen, and I feel like I let Zack Snyder gave me a facial for three hours. And not the good kind that leaves my skin feeling fresh and where I end [...]
In our sixth class meeting, we discussed the film adaptations of Persepolis and American Splendor. We rounded out the day with a laundry list of autobiographical comics before trudging off to next week’s discussion of the muddy stomp that is Frank Miller and Lynn Varley’s 300.
Graeme McMillan of i09.com makes some important points here about Zach Snyder’s film adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen, scheduled to be released next March. …the sheer bizarre weight of excitement and expectation about the movie is overwhelming and offputting. The sheer fangasm that followed the release of the first trailer, with website [...]
Susannah Breslin is one of my favorite writers and has posted the full text of her essay “A Porn Valley Story” on her blog, The Reverse Cowgirl. If you enjoy incisive, intelligent writing and can say “porn” without flinching, giggling or wrinkling up your nose, do yourself a favor and check it out. If none [...]
Marjane Satrapi appeared on The Colbert Report last night to promote the film version of Persepolis. Check it out.
Who knew I’d ever side with Joe Scarborough on anything?
The film version of Satrapi’s Persepolis opens tonight at the Fox Tower in downtown Portland. When I stop coughing, I’m all over it. In the meantime, here’s Mike Russell’s recent interview. Here’s a snip of favorite part: One of the things that shows that a society is changing is the situation of the women. Of [...]