It’s Statix Week at the Beat and we kick things off with an interview with editor Chris Thompson on publishing more European Comics in the US.
§ I got a bath bomb for Christmas and wondered if I should take one of those fancy baths with wine and candles and a book. This idea has never appealed to me since the candles will fall into the water and go out, the book will get all wet, and you’ll get […]
The darkly beautiful fairy tales of manga artist Junko Mizuno will return to comic shelves in early 2017 with an English language edition of Ravina the Witch? from Titan Comics.
One of last year’s best films (and based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige), Snowpiercer, directed by Bong Joon-ho and starring Chris Evans, was a wonder of action, speculative fiction, and absurdist humor. It landed on many a year-end Top 10 list, not quite my own, but almost. Today, thanks to THR, it’s being reported […]
Just when you thought you had enough of 2014 year-end lists, it’s now 2015 and time to begin everyone’s “halfway through the decade” retrospective lists. The folks at Fandor are the first out of the gate, as they asked 290 film critics (and assorted other movie lovers) what they thought the best films of 2010-2014 […]
The film is already a smash hit in Korea and France, the uncut dystopian thriller earning rave reviews, and in January the award-winning French comic will be published in English for the first time, thanks to Titan. Laura Sneddonhttp://www.comicbookgrrrl.com
With the upcoming film starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris, Alison Pill and John Hurt due for a US/UK release in 2014 after rave international reviews, the original comic, Le Transperceneige, is due for publication as Snowpiercer on January 29. Laura Sneddonhttp://www.comicbookgrrrl.com
Snowpiercer opened in South Korea earlier this month to rave reviews and box-office breaking sales. But the 126 minute film, based on popular bande dessinée Le Transperceneige and starring Chris Evans, is to be cut by a whopping 20 minutes for the eventual English language release – removing the intelligence and leaving a simplified action film […]
We’re still waiting on that illusive release date, but the trailer for Captain America in Winter fighting Soldiers is here! I kid, I kid. It is in fact for Evans’ other film that I’ve called the most overlooked comics adaptation of the year… Snowpiercer. Laura Sneddonhttp://www.comicbookgrrrl.com
We’ve finally got our first footage from the upcoming sci-fi flick, along with some nice behind the scenes action: Chris Evans gets angry, John Hurt looks wise, Tilda Swinton looks like a BAMF. Laura Sneddonhttp://www.comicbookgrrrl.com