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June 29, 2019

Over the last 30 years, film adaptations of popular comic books and graphic novels have consistently drawn massive crowds to the box office. But, how accurate are these adaptations? And, is it reasonable for fans to demand they stay true to the origi...

December 28, 2018

Mary & Gretel (1917) is a seven-minute-long black-and-white silent film that was adapted from a series of books called MoToys in Life, released by Toyland Publishing Co. and brought to the silver screen by the renowned American animator, Howard S. Mo...

October 1, 2018

“I don’t think about death,” calmly states Bruce Campbell. That’s ironic, coming from him. Over the last 40 years Campbell’s become a legend in the entertainment industry for fighting off deadites and dealing with the Necronomicon. Having starred in...

March 31, 2018

Cyberpunk has an idiosyncratic “look” to it. Because it’s often inspired by densely populated cities such as Tokyo in Japan or Shanghai in China, it usually mimics the tech-heavy advertisement-prone natures of these cities. Furthermore, cyberpunk soc...

December 23, 2017

In 1919, Walter Gropius (1883 — 1969) (founder of the famous Bauhaus school of art and design) published Cathedral of the Future, a manifesto to unify all artistic disciplines, illustrated by Lyonel Feininger (1871— 1956), with architectural prints a...

June 5, 2017

Wonder Woman was conceived by American psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston (who published work under the pen name, Charles Moulton), and illustrated by famed cartoonist Harry George Peter in December of 1941. She was based on Olive Byrne,...

April 3, 2017

The film is comprised of over 65,000 frames entirely made up of oil paintings, with 12 individually painted frames appearing on screen per second. Considering that every brushstroke tells a story, it’s crazy to think that there are 898 shots – hence...

April 3, 2017

Perception, “a world-class design lab for global technology brands,” is the amazing company behind many of Marvel’s most famous visual splendors – from Jarvis’ holograms to Spider-Man’s iconic web shooter! They even designed Marvel’s new logo, which...

April 2, 2017

Destino... is anachronistically removed from both artists’ lifetimes. Though production began in 1945, it was abandoned less than a year later due to Studio changes following World War II. It was actually completed in 2003, after Roy E. Disney – Walt...

April 2, 2017

As an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Shlain collaborates with people across the world via the Internet to create short movies called “cloud films.” One of these is Brain Power (2012), in which she likens the rapid growth of the Internet, as well as its ab...

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