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Archive: November 2009

2009-11-30 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
The Ring

(2002) ***** “Ninety percent of science fiction is crap,” legendary sci-fi author Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) once admitted, “but then, ninety percent of everything is crap.” The observation (now known as “Sturgeon’s Law” or “Sturgeon’s Revelation”) is justifiably famous; his implicit point applies not just to sci-fi but to other ghettoized genres as well. In the […]

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2009-11-26 :: Jordan // Cartoons + Horrorthon Posts
Genius I tell you!

Octopunk and I were talking about this on the phone last night. There’s a growing bilious reaction to James Cameron’s upcoming Avatar. My favorite new stuff is on Gawker, here: The Mounting Evidence That Avatar Will Suck, Part 1 The Mounting Evidence That Avatar Will Suck, Part 2: An Eyewitness Account Anyway, are we not […]

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Jordan loves digital modelsOf course everybody remembers that glorious moment when I, Jordan, posted frames from Alien selected for the purpose of showcasing the superb production design of that movie, and, specifically, the excellence of Ron Cobb’s and Martin Bower’s work in creating the U.S.C.S.S. Nostromo, interior and exterior. Anyway, In my capacity as sci-fi/design/font/sfx/vehicle/movie […]

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