As Clive Young's terrific new book Homemade Hollywood reveals, a controversy over fan films at the Con almost destroyed aspiring filmmaker Sandy Collora's career. made the franchise officially darker with Batman Begins. He was on the brink of stardom, had a possible production deal with Guillermo "Hellboy" del Toro, and then he lost everything at Comic-Con 2004. This is just one of the cool, revealing tales that make Clive Young's book Homemade Hollywood an absolute pleasure to read. If you're interested in fan movies, or the subterranean world of Hollywood, it's a must-read.
Richard James is an Irish-born ground breaking electronic musician best known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in styles such as ambient techno and Intelligent Dance Music (IDM) during the 1990s and beyond.
The Book of Blood After recently seeing the movie adaptation of this short story, which was dreary, sexualized and I originally read this book when it was a brand new release and I was fourteen. I'm betting most of it went over my head at the time but I have fond memories of scaring people away from speaking to me when reading this. Kaufman soon discovers a hidden aspect of the city; apparently one man’s horror is another man’s paradise. It’s grim, it’s brutal, there are gory details but nothing just for cheap shock value.
The 'other man': Clive Davis has been brought into a divorce case in South Carolina, claiming he had an affair with married woman Rosanna Krekel, pictured in June in New York. Tig, a wealthy businessman, is reportedly claiming that his estranged wife had an affair with Davis.
In this latest book, a deep root is exposed: his work on the Old English poem Beowulf. The surprise is how fantastic the root turns out to be, twisting thirstily through the scholarly subsoil to tap the groundwater of a forgotten folk tale – or fairy story, as Tolkien prefers to call it. The poem, written down around 1000AD, mixes fiction with 5th- and 6th-century history. Hrothgar’s ancestor Scyld came out of the Unknown beyond the Great Sea and returned into it: a miraculous intrusion into history, he writes. Hrothgar’s court at Heorot, which once really existed near Roskilde, Denmark, becomes in Beowulf a scene of superhuman marvels, like Camelot.
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