Thanks to my friend John who posted this gem celebrating the birthday of America’s most macabre poet, given the cinematic treatment by Tim Burton, equally freaky. And here is The Raven, in full: Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — […]
In Aeternam Vale are a techno music project out of Lyon, France, and their music tends to be driving, but ultimately standard fare for the genre. What’s more interesting, however, is the choice of video material they used. It comes from a Russian/French production called Ograblenie po…, which is a play on American, Italian, French […]
Mamoru Oshii, perhaps the most famous director of anime films working today, has decided he’s had enough. Kotaku.com has more on Oshii’s disinterest in his medium here.
An extremely bittersweet composition by nuevo tango master Astor Piazzolla, tied to a lot of memories, some good, many bad and tragic. The animation done by Ryan Woodward is quite touching – tasteful and appropriate for this piece.
Watership Down was my favorite movie as a child, even with all the violence and political intrigue in the movie a 10-year-old would not be able to process maturely. It’s nice to see The Criterion Collection publish a piece of my childhood.