Monthly Archives: June 2013

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‘Gwen, the Book of Sand’ & ‘The Painting’

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Jean-François Laguionie is a French animator, producer, and director who originally was interested in theater until an encounter with legendary French animator Paul Grimault gave him the chance to learn animation techniques.  They became close friends, but rarely worked together … Continue reading

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75 Years of Superman: London Film Museum

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During my first trip to the UK in January 2009, one of the places that was a must-see for me to visit was the London Film Museum (aka the Movieum) located on the South Bank.  It was a great place … Continue reading

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75 Years of Superman: Why Bryan Singer Shouldn’t Have Made ‘Superman Returns’ Part Five

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(continued from 75 Years of Superman: Why Bryan Singer Shouldn’t Have Made Superman Returns Part Four) There is one brief sequence in Superman Returns that seems out of place for Superman.  After he saves the airplane and lands it in … Continue reading

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Blu-ray Tuesdays: 6/11/13 Recommendations

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75 Years of Superman: Superman (1978)

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“They’re a great people, Kal-El; they wish to be.  They only lack the light to show them the way.  That is why I’ve sent them you, my only son,” says Jor-El to Kal-El/Superman. With the upcoming release of Zack Snyder’s … Continue reading

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Tim Simonec On the Music of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Tim Simonec is an orchestrator and conductor (as well as occasional composer) who frequently works with Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino (their collaborations include the TV shows Alias and Lost, as well as movies such as The Incredibles, Sky High, The … Continue reading

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‘The Little Norse Prince’ & ‘Chie the Brat’

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Isao Takahata is a Japanese screenwriter, producer, and director who first became interested in animation after having seen and been impressed by the 1952 version of the French animated feature The King and the Mockingbird (which would eventually be completed … Continue reading