Arthur started a blog (new defunct) initially to make fun of Dan getting a blog. And then started posting in it. Then he started posting stuff here instead. Then an alarming amount of time passed and he ended up as Ferretbrain's second editor after Wardog passed on the torch. He also maintains a blog at Refereeing & Reflection, where he drones on about roleplaying games in way more detail than a general audience would care about.
- Cronenberg's Cathode-Ray Puzzle Boxes Arrow Video's rerelease of Videodrome and David Cronenberg's early work revives both an old classic and some long-lost enigmas.
- Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 3 Our tour of the works of the American auteur (via a German blu-ray boxed set) concludes with three off-kilter genre pieces.
- Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 2 Continuing the journey through Jarmusch's back catalogue, featuring a Ghost Dog, a Crazy Horse, and a lot of caffeine and nicotine.
- Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 1 An overview of the movies of Jim Jarmusch, as enjoyed via a nicely complete German boxed set.
- Dreddfully Violent, Wonderfully Fun 2012's Dredd might at last have some form of followup coming via Netflix.
- Kickstopper: Turning the Lights Out On Those Who Most Need Them The Cthulhu Dark RPG has its heart in the right place, but unintentionally ends up tripping over its own conflicting aims.
at 10:21 on 18-05-2018
Welcome back. :Dpermalink
at 08:40 on 25-04-2018
I'd personally go with Midnight Sun or Ancient Images out of that lot. Or possibly The Count of Eleven if you're up for something with a really dark sense of humour.permalink
at 19:32 on 02-04-2018
Kickstopper fans may like to know I've put another one up on my RPG-related blog, ...permalink
at 21:10 on 25-01-2018
I am absolutely pro-Le Guin. I've been working my way slowly towards doing a review of the lesser-known Hainish materials and should probably shunt that up the priority list.permalink
at 20:37 on 13-01-2018
how does Luke's last stand impact the galaxy? Is the GFFA a place where oral tradition is super powerful?Why would you expect to have a definitive answer on this ... permalink
at 09:39 on 12-01-2018
Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but my impression from the movie was that all those people heard Leia's call for help, but they chickened out of sending any assistance for some r...permalink
- 12:08, 17-05-2018 on Cronenberg's Cathode-Ray Puzzle Boxes:
Let me judge when I see the article. :)permalink
- 10:25, 17-05-2018 on Cronenberg's Cathode-Ray Puzzle Boxes:
What you're describing on the other hand sounds more like a pink film than a proper porno, which actually fits bette...permalink
- 12:39, 16-05-2018 on Cronenberg's Cathode-Ray Puzzle Boxes:
Also, I must deeply and humbly apologize in advance, but I have to ask, is the Japanese porn in the movie Mother por...permalink
- 15:30, 14-05-2018 on Why Perfect Blue is Terrifying: An Addendum:
We've never been fussy about where people post links, if only because we've never really believed you can control who links to y...permalink
- 11:16, 14-05-2018 on Why Perfect Blue is Terrifying: An Addendum:
Interesting article. I would take issue "It is only when the service delves into the realm of sexual desire, as the business of ...permalink
- 13:00, 26-04-2018 on Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 2:
I have to ask, just to be sure, are there any mafia fellows who talk wistfully about the 20's and Al Capone?</blockq...permalink