In a television landscape dominated by dragons, zombies, dreams of the apocalypse, and detectives, David Simon’s 2010 show Treme is a breath of fresh air to revisit. No wait, scratch that–it’s a breath of musty air from an old house with creaking floorboards while a record player scratches a familiar song.
About three years ago I digitally sculpted the fertility idol from the opening of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Why not! Throw me the idol! Doctah Jones! It was just a fairly simple, familiar, and interesting object for me to create.
Let’s talk about WALL-E for a minute. The widely-praised Pixar film was released in 2008, and stars a little trash-compacting robot who is seemingly the last “living” thing on earth. The bot toils away at his job, collecting trash into towers of cubes in some futile effort to clean the planet for future generations,…
Amid all the speculation and achingly repetive talk around shows like Game of Thrones and True Detective, the Victorian gothic horror drama Penny Dreadful has been largely glossed over by the morning-after television blog churners. But it’s a good show!
Why the aversion to selfie sticks? I don't understand it. That's like having an opinion about tripods. A tool that holds your camera for you? Haha, pretty indulgent, you self-obsessed millenial!
What a charming little song and music video. The Wes Andersonesque cinematography is nice and the color design is lovely. Some folks might find this self-aware style to be too twee, but I am certainly the target audience—sweet and sad and pretty is my bread and butter—and I did even try to teach myself ukulele (fairly…