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Movie Posters Are Infinitely Better as Mesmerizing GIFs

Posters for films like <i>Pulp Fiction</i> and <i>Psycho</i> are iconic, sure, but they've got one big drawback: They're static images advertising moving pictures. …

France's gayest homophobes strike again

I’ve written before about France’s deliciously gay-acting anti-gay activists.<p>I noted, with lots of examples, how a new high profile group on the …

Henry Selick Slams American Animation Biz

Director Henry Selick (<i>Coraline</i> and <i>The Nightmare Before Christmas</i>) states the obvious about the American animated feature industry:<p>“It’s too …

In Their Own Words: Who Created The Fantastic Four? Stan & Jack Speak!

<b>JACK KIRBY</b>: My inspirations were the fact that I had to make sales and come up with characters that were no longer stereotypes. In other words, I …

Silly Symphonies

23 mars 2013<p>Silly Symphonies<p>Les Silly Symphonies (ou parfois appelés Symphonies Folâtres en français) sont une série de cartoons produits par les …

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albert hurter

<b>ALBERT HURTER</b> was the first visual development artist in the disney studio, most of characters and environments for the disney shorts in the …

mulan findings 1

you probably have made that same experience – you search for something and find tons of stuff way more interesting than what you were looking for. it …

JRjr pas toujours si...uncanny

Lorsque <b>John Romita jr</b> est revenu,en 1993, sur le titre <b>Uncanny X-Men,</b> il n’était plus le même que lors du 1er run. L’occasion de cette entrée est le …

Look Here: THE SEA MAIDEN (1894) and four studies by Herbert James Draper

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository, here are four studies for <i>The Sea Maiden</i> by British artist Herbert James Draper, along with the …

Some Animated Jack Kirby

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Happy Valentines' Day!<p>Daring Love #1, September-October 1953.<p>Cowgirl Romances #1, 1950.<p>Secret Hearts #1, September-October 1949.<p>Girls' Romances #132, …

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FILM NOIR -LES ANNEES 50-70 (3)

<b>FILM NOIR</b><p><b>LES ANNEES 50-70 (3)</b><p><b>______________</b><p><b>3- LES PRECURSEURS DU FILM NOIR</b><p><b>Le "style noir" s'apparente très directement à l'expressionnisme allemand,</b> …

ZIGGY STARDUST | YOU’RE JUST A GIRL… WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MAKEUP?

–<p><i>Brian Duffy photograph of David Bowie for the Aladdin Sane album cover, 1973. “Bowie’s sixth studio album marked the birth of the ‘schizophrenic’</i> …

Revealed for the First Time: The Early Shuster and...

Im Minirock durch Kabul

Wer sich Afghanistan vorstellt, denkt an Krieg und Zerstörung. Wenn Peg und Jan Podlich an Afghanistan denken, erinnern sie sich an die schönste Zeit …

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TALES OF SALVADOR DALI’S DEMON BRIDE | FOR LUST OF MONEY AND MEN

Funny how often we automatically assume that long-standing, famous couples must be deeply devoted, madly in love, and happier than a couple of pigs …

El Cid: Spanish history enjoys a right royal revamp

<b>El Cid (1961)</b><b><br>Director: Anthony Mann</b><b><br>Entertainment grade: A</b><b><br>History grade: D</b><p>Rodrigo Díaz was an 11th-century nobleman from Vivar in Castile. He is …

Dark Shadows - A History; Part Two - Vampire

Barnabas Collins, Dark Shadows 1967<p>In early 1967 Jason McGuire, an old “friend” of Elizabeth Stoddard appeared at Collinwood causing the family …

Dark Shadows - A History; Part One - Beginnings

Title Screen, Dark Shadows, Episode 1, June 27, 1966<p>It begins in 1966; at night.<p>A train moves through the darkness. Inside, Victoria Winters, an …

Raging Bull: an undisputed historical heavyweight

<b>Director:</b> Martin Scorsese<b><br>Entertainment grade:</b> A<b><br>History grade:</b> A–<p>Jake LaMotta was boxing's world middleweight champion between 1949 and …

The First Onscreen Superman Was a Gorgeous Series of Animated Shorts

The character of Superman, first created in comics by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1933, has a longer history of screen adaptations than most …

Downfall: opening the book on the final days of Adolf Hitler

<b>Downfall</b> (2004)<b><br>Director:</b> Oliver Hirschbiegel<b><br>Entertainment grade:</b> A–<b><br>History grade:</b> A–<p>On 20 April 1945, as the second world war drew to its conclusion, …

The Agony and the Ecstasy: more passion would've been less painful

The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)<b><br>Director:</b> Carol Reed<b><br>Entertainment grade:</b> D+<b><br>History grade:</b> B–<p>During his own lifetime, sculptor, architect and painter …

Tolkien’s Unfinished Epic: ‘The Fall of Arthur’

One of Tolkien’s abandoned projects was an epic poem about the legend of King Arthur. Laid aside for decades, The Fall of Arthur has finally been …

The Evolution of the Web, in a Blink

The Web browser you’re probably using to read this article is a small marvel of engineering. It can be broken down into many discrete parts—a URL bar, a set of bookmarks, perhaps a built-in video player. But the most important component is hidden: the “rendering engine” is the specific part of the …