Ultimate Iron Man vol. 1 TPB Review

Marvel Writer: Orson Scott Card Pencils: Andy Kubert and Mark Bagley Inks: Danny Miki, Batt, Jesse Delperdang, John Dell, Scott Koblish Colours: Richard Isanove, Dave McCaig, Laura Martin What initially surprised most about the Ultimate Universe during its first two years is how similar the majority of hero origins were to their mainstream parallels. Ultimate […]

House of M: Fantastic Four / Iron Man TPB

House of M: Fantastic Four / Iron Man TPB Review

Marvel, 2006 Writers: John Laymen, Greg Pak Pencils: Scot Eaton, Pat Lee Inks: Don Hillsman II, Rick Magyar Colours: Dean White, Rob Ro, Dream Engine Alternate universes are more often than not an extraneous affair, short lived and ultimately imposing little change on the mainstream “realities” from whence they spawned. The House of M plot […]

Science of Sleep

Science of Sleep (La Science des rêves) Film Review

2006 Dir: Michel Gondry Script: Michel Gondry Cast: Gael García, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alain Chabat, Miou-Miou, Emma de Caunes, Aurélia Petit, Sacha Bourdo Young artist Stéphane (Bernal) is coaxed back to his childhood home in France, where after an accident with a piano he befriends neighbour and fellow creative soul Stéphanie (Gainsbourg). Initially attracted to Stéphanie’s […]

Them (Ils)

Them (Ils) Film Review

2006 Dir: David Moreau, Xavier Palud Script: David Moreau, Xavier Palud Cast: Olivia Bonamy, Michaël Cohen In a remote Budapest cottage, French couple Lucas and Clementine (Cohen, Bonamy) are traumatised by an unknown and indefinable force. 2003 saw a resurgence in the French horror scene with Haute Tension (Switchblade Romance here in the UK) a […]