Archives for June, 2012

How did this get past me? It’s two episodes in now BTW.

Image from Salon Salon’s Tom Shone asks Prometheus: Why are academics so obsessed with Ridley Scott’s Alien and its sequels? I cram The Alien quadrilogy into my Animation Studies class for a number of reasons. 1) Ridley Scott got double the budget because his storyboards were so good. 2) “It’s in the cut” – Ridley […]

I ran into this article from the Atlantic while pretending that I was going to get out of bed. On Thursday, Tunisian courts will hand down a verdict in the public prosecution of Nabil Karoui, chief of popular Tunisian broadcaster Nessma TV, for airing Satrapi’s film. The verdict will say a lot about the future […]