Movie This Book April 11, 2014
Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura’s seven-issue series from 2008 has all the strong emotions and vivid fantasy of a Miyazaki movie, but with its own distinctive voice.Continue Reading
Movie This Book March 21, 2014
Mark Siegel’s Sailor Twain has everything a film needs: strong characters, a terrific sense of place, a well-established tone, and plenty of excitement. It also comes with the shots, lighting, and camera angles already picked out.
Movie This Book February 03, 2014
Spike Jonze’s gentle, incisive love story is a critics’ darling that hasn’t set the box office on fire. But there’s a meeting point between his film and the more familiar action-thriller future of Minority Report: John Varley’s 1993 magnum opus.
Movie This Book October 18, 2013
When Spider and Jeanne Robinson’s novel about a zero-gravity dance pioneer was first published in 1979, cinema didn’t have the technology to do it justice. Now that it potentially does, what are filmmakers waiting for?