Transmediation: From Batman to Scott Pilgrim (A Video Essay)

. An academic but thoroughly enjoyable trip through the obvious with PhD Drew Morton and critic Matthew Zoller Seitz on how one medium can infect or be transposed into another, and the near-infinite hall of mirrors that Scott Pilgrim is for doing what it did. Well worth a look. These are slippery subjects to analyze, but Morton never loses his grip here, and...

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Useful Android App for Movie Goers: “Screen Filter”

You know what I hate? Probably the same thing you do: scabies. Oh, and also people who turn on their bright cell phone a few seats in front of you during a movie. Outside of audible talking it’s the single most distracting thing that happens to me in theaters. Now, while I haven’t discovered an app that will simply make these people disappear (yet),...

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Hop onto the Luc Besson Train!

The wonders of good design offer us the entire career of action-writer / director / producer Luc Besson as a transit map. Want to see the larger version? Click Here. Courtesy of those fine folks at...

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I ♥ LEDs

  Apropos of nothing, I am posting the above slick and gorgeous of the techno maestros behind the upcoming Tron soundtrack. I am hoping the sequel/reboot/whatever is as good as thus far it looks graphically, but I suspect that the soundtrack will be the best part of the film experience. Plus, I do like the massive arrays of LEDs in those...

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Happy Thanksgiving Folks

  Yea we are a bit ahead of the American’s due to our advanced season. But plenty of things to be thankful about on our holiday. Cheers...

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