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In Review: Glass

Reviewed by Tim Robins Director M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout originals—2000’s Unbreakable, from Touchstone, and 2016’s Split, from Universal—in one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. Glass is another M Night Shyamalan superhero film for people who don’t like superheroes and who, much like the film’s producer-writer-director, have absolutelyContinue reading In Review: Glass

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When “Trigan Empire” almost went Hollywood

Richard Fleischer, son of animator/producer Max Fleischer, was an American film director known for such films as The Narrow Margin (1952), Fantastic Voyage (1966), Soylent Green (1973) and The Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire… Wait, what? I know what you’re thinking… You’re kidding us, right? A leading Hollywood director somehow got hold ofContinue reading When “Trigan Empire” almost went Hollywood

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In Review: One Frame at a Time – Aardman, an Epic Journey

By Peter Lord and David Sproxton, with David Gritten Simon & Schuster I’ve been in love with animation in all its forms (especially stop-motion) for as long as I’ve been in love with comics and books, but even for those who aren’t passionate about animated film, Bristol’s Aardman has established a very special place inContinue reading In Review: One Frame at a Time – Aardman, an Epic Journey

A panel from a "Laurel and Hardy" story for Film Fun published in 1938

Laurel and Hardy, the stars of British comic Film Fun for almost 30 years

Laurel and Hardy may be enjoying renewed success at the box office thanks to the new film Stan & Ollie starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, but they were box office stars in comics here in the UK too, thanks to their long-running success in the pages of the weekly comic Film Fun. first featured inContinue reading Laurel and Hardy, the stars of British comic Film Fun for almost 30 years