…the hero’s journey in the Marvel Universe is more complicated than successive trips around the same wheel that Joseph Campbell brought back as his boon and Christopher Vogler turned into a generic plot creation device.Read more "Charting the Cosmic Hero’s Journey"
Above are the opening titles that introduce Autómata and its setting of #neartermhumanextinction, #heavyspaceweather and #atemporality. This movie is an instant classic that belongs on the shelf right between Bladerunner and Hardware; and just in case you’re not sure it’s full of explicit spot-the-Bladerunner-bingo references, and features Dylan McDermott in a role that could make you […]Read more "a short review of AUTÓMATA"
I went to the Melbourne premiere of INTERSTELLAR on Thursday night and wrote it up for Daily Grail – my first post over there, more of which are sure to come. I have been looking forward to this film all year and have pretty much flat-out squeed over every new trailer or teaser as they […]Read more "reviewing INTERSTELLAR at Daily Grail"
The first full length episode of my new podcast is online. You can listen to it at the embed below. There’s detailed show notes over on my tumblr. It’s all about TIME and features special-guest @Wolven. You can subscribe to the podcast at the following locations: iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud Feedburner I’ve opened up a feedback […]Read more "Transmissions of a Cosmic Anthropologist is ready for your podcatching apps"
Imagine an alternate present where the space shuttle hadn’t been such a disaster and the Cold War hadn’t been sole the driver for the space program. Where the dreams of the sixties came true, and the fears of the seventies were never realised. Where the whole Earth is powered by clean energy and humanity has […]Read more "Moon review"
14sec is a great cyberpunk short-film. My man in Budapest, Damage, wrote the screenplay for it. The quality of the CG is particularly impressive. (Warning – contains adult language, gore etc) http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5079658&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1 Productions notes, full cast etc on Damage’s blog.Read more "14sec"