Saturday, February 02, 2008

Narnia Business

Wow, look at the new Narnia poster. It's a good thing this is a Christian film, otherwise I'd think that sword shooting out of the Sun was supposed to be a solar phallus.

Friday, February 01, 2008

Killing Joker: Heath Ledger and the Dark Knight Working

Well, the story is out: Leave it to Page Six, the gossip page of Murdoch's New York Post to go there first. But given the eerie parallels between Heath Ledger's death and that of former Killing Joke bassist Paul Raven, the fact that Page Six ran a shot of Ledger wearing a knit cap made me sit up and take notice, since that was Raven's trademark look.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

The Dark Knight Working: Alchemy is a Joker

The always-revelatory Inside the Cosmic Cube is looking into the alchemical origins of the Joker. I'd just like to add that the Joker's original incarnation as the Red Hood reminds me of the Rubeo from Alchemical iconography...

Monday, January 28, 2008

The Dark Knight Working: Killing Joker

Jack Nicholson warned Heath Ledger on 'Joker' role


Thursday, January 24th 2008, 3:18 AM

Heath Ledger thought landing the demanding role of the Joker was a dream come true - but now some think it was a nightmare that led to his tragic death.

Jack Nicholson, who played the Joker in 1989 - and who was furious he wasn't consulted about the creepy role - offered a cryptic comment when told Ledger was dead.

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Dream of Californication

My favorite new show, Californication, features none other than Fox Mulder himself playing a sex-addicted writer trying to resurrect his career.