Why You Need to See Kubo and the Two Strings

A beautiful woman navigates the seas one stormy night, her eyes heavy with sorrow and exhaustion. Powerful currents pull her back towards danger, but fear pushes her forward. A wave rises forty, fifty feet above her, and as it is about to crash down on her, she holds up a pick and strikes her three-stringed shamisen (Japanese lute). The … Continue reading Why You Need to See Kubo and the Two Strings

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The Fickleness of Memory: Lung II Review

Phil Stevens is a mad man. No two ways about it anymore. He's one part Charlie Chaplin, presenting a silent demeanor that is accessible to people of any language (given they want to sit through the horror show) and one part Eric Stanze (in his keen attempt to bring true artistic merit to extreme cinema). … Continue reading The Fickleness of Memory: Lung II Review

Sci-Fi Novels We’d Love to See on the Big Screen: Part I

Books adapted for the screen (big or small) tend to create a vocal audience. There’s always concerns about casting the right actors or what plot points might have to be sacrificed. Hollywood isn’t known for its loyalty to the text, but some works don’t translate well to the big screen. There have been a few … Continue reading Sci-Fi Novels We’d Love to See on the Big Screen: Part I