Star Wars

Cosplay at Toronto Fan Expo

Cosplay at Toronto Fan Expo

Ira Nayman makes the argument that cosplayers should be accepted as fans as much as anybody else...but, really, it's just an excuse to share photos of cosplayers he took at the 2016 Toronto Fan Expo. Shh... Read More »

Its Fifty Year Mission

Taral Wayne remembers the excitement of watching the first episode of Star Trek air fifty years ago. Read More »

Spielberg’s slow-motion capture: How CGI can cause great film-makers to take leave of their senses

Spielberg’s slow-motion capture: How CGI can cause great film-makers to take leave of their senses

Mark Rylance’s motion capture giant with Ruby Barnhill in The BFG   Thirty-four years ago, Steven Spielberg created the just-about perfect family movie in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. So his reunion with that film’s screenwriter, Melissa Ma... Read More »

Boom & Bust:  Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Boom & Bust: Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Taking a look at Lester Del Rey's theory of a 12 year boom and bust cycle for science fiction, 36 years on. Read More »

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 2

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 2

The first use of a computer assisted visual element in a major motion picture happened in 1973 with the movie Westworld. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Old Friends

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Old Friends

What other trilogy has brought back the original actors, playing the same parts, 40 years on? Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Finn and Poe

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Finn and Poe

Best buddies in space. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Kylo Ren

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Kylo Ren

So. Ya wanna be Darth Vader? Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Rey

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Rey

if I had been privileged to see this movie as an impressionable teenager, I would have been profoundly in love with Rey. Read More »

Top Post de Enero

Top Post de Enero

highlights from last month en espanol. Read More »

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