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Planet of the Apes

March 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

The 1960s, a time of feverish experimentation in almost all areas of human life: the sexual revolution is going on, new drugs are being taken for recreation, censorship is being pushed back, gender roles are...

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Wallace and Gromit and Oscar

March 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

Hurrah for Aardman Animation: Wallace and Gromit – Curse of the Were Rabbit walked off with fresh Oscar glory last night at the Academy Awards as they took the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. It...

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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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