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Moore gets the Culture Show treatment

March 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

My good chum, Irish SF supreme and expert on all things Alan Moore, Pádraig, let me know that the BBC’s Culture Show is flagging up an appearance by the great man (Alan, not Pádraig, although...

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G for Guardian, V For Vendetta

March 1, 2006 | 0 Comments

Sarah at the Guardian newspaper (who have published some excellent articles on comics artists and graphic novels in recent years) informs me that they are holding a free V For Vendetta exhibition of David Lloyd’s...

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Constitutional Simpsons

March 1, 2006 | 0 Comments

“I swear allegiance to animation, with colour and laughs for all… One audience under Matt Groening…” or perhaps so would go a revised Pledge of Allegiance for little American kids to recite in school of...

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Animation Anniversary

February 21, 2006 | 0 Comments

Did you know that movie animation is almost 100 years old? I didn’t. I knew that trick photography, such as Melies’ Voyage Dans La Lune and Winsor McCay‘s Gertie the Dinosaur dated back to the...

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Dead By Dawn 2006 sells out

February 21, 2006 | 0 Comments

Scotland’s leading lady of ghoulishness and the only Scream Queen to be promoted to Scream Empress, Adele Hartley, writes to let us know that the top Scottish horror film festival, Dead by Dawn, has sold...

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Animated Britain

February 14, 2006 | 0 Comments

The BB of C reports that the British Animation Awards are almost upon us, with Aardman Animation’s delightful Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit gaining three nominations (especially nice to see after it...

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Aardman Annie Success!

February 8, 2006 | 0 Comments

The 33rd annual Annie Awards from the International Animation Film Society of Hollywood have been announced with British traditional animators, our own beloved Aardman having much reason to smile after the disaster of their storeroom...

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Art School Confidential

January 25, 2006 | 0 Comments

Dan Clowes and Terry Zwigoff’s Art School Confidential adaptation (from material originally in Eightball I believe) has aired at the Sundance film festival, although reception was mixed according to trade paper Variety. Personally I wouldn’t...

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Spider-Man 3

January 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

Harry over on Ain’t It Cool News has a scoop straight from Avi Arad on Spider-Man 3 with the bombshell news that Gwen Stacy will feature in Spidey’s third big screen outing with Sam Raimi....

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BAFTAs

January 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA as it is normally known) announced their shortlist nominees this morning (seems like we’re listing some awar nominees on an almost weekly basis at the moment)....

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