Re: Bleed Runner

Charles de Lauzirika, the filmmaker and producer who worked with Ridley Scott on Blade Runner: The Final Cut, has responded to my criticisms and talks about some of the choices behind the restoration in the BladeZone forum. Here’s a slightly condensed version of our exchange:

Hype: Majors

Majors is a new Danish supergroup delivering traditional, well-crafted boom-bap hip hop in spades. In consists of former DMC Champion DJ Noize, DJ and producer extraordinaire Static, as well as the MCs NatILL, J-Spliff and the hottest new talent on the block, Negash Ali. Their album is out, you can check out their first video…

Hype: Stripdagen Haarlem

Stripdagen in Haarlem has long been known as one of the best small comics festivals in Europe, consistently offering quality programming and notable international guests. This year’s festival, which runs from June 6-8, looks to be no different, with a group exhibition of artists from the collectives FRMK, La Cinquiène couche and La Mycose being…

Re: Danmark hægtet af III: Komiks.dk

Matthias Wivels og overtegnedes indlæg i Strip!, Danmark hægtet af, har afstedkommet endnu en reaktion (som efterfølgende besvares behørigt af yours truly) – denne gang fra Komiks.dk’s formand Mads Bluhm, der skriver: Vi har fra Komiks.dks side fulgt den omfattende debat, som er opblomstret på henholdsvis metabunker.dk og Seriejournalen.dk som følge af en række artikler…

Hype: Komiks.dk

Between May 31st and June 1st, the third installment of the International Danish Comics Festival, Komiks.dk, will take place in Copenhagen. Its programme is broad and truly international in scope, with guests ranging from the French veterans Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières (Valerian) and a couple of the more interesting names in American mainstream comics,…

Congratulations, Gordon!

Finally, the stupid-ass lawsuit against comics retailer Gordon Lee, for having available a free comic in which Picasso’s limp dong is shown for two and a half panels in a completely non-sexual situation where a kid could pick it up (oh, the horror!), has been finally and conclusively dismissed. Shame on whichever idiot “concerned parent”…