June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Review: Blackfish

Review of Blackfish             Keeping wild animals in captivity is a touchy subject, especially when the animals in question are highly intelligent and immensely powerful. Accidents will happen. One such accident, the death of orca trainer Dawn Brancheau inspired one of the most critically acclaimed documentaries of 2013: Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s Blackfish....

Mel Brooks: The Parody King

Mel Brooks: The Parody King             Since his introduction to the silver screen with The Producers in 1968, director Mel Brooks has become one of the best parody and satirical auteurs that Hollywood has ever seen. Like all auteurs, Mel has certain thematic and ideological consistencies throughout most of his films. Such consistencies include: genre...

Madoka Magica Movie Comes to Dallas!

Madoka Magica Movie Comes to Dallas!

12/20/12

Come join A-Kon at the screening of the Madoka Magica movie at the Texas Theater on December 29!

Review, “Pilot” episode of Elementary

Sherlock Holmes reenters the American canon of detective fiction in the new series Elementary.

Gaijin Channel producing web series covering Japan’s traditional special effects films.

Gaijin Channel producing web series covering Japan’s traditional special effects films.

09/24/12

Tokyo-based production group Gaijin Channel is producing a new on-going documentary web series covering Japan’s traditional special effects films, including Godzilla, Gamera, Ultraman and more.

Art of TOKUSATSU Special Effects

Art of TOKUSATSU Special Effects

07/10/12

From NHK World. A celebration exhibit of the art of Hand Crafted Special Effects.