Day: September 1, 2015

Zine Review: Sawdust Press’ Blood Root: Issue Three

Blood Root: Issue Three Canaries by Haan Lee, Jezinkas by Noel Franklin (Writer and Artist) and CB Webb (Letterer), Dead Rain by Ram V (Writer and Letterer), Kishore Mohan (Artist), and Merryn John (Letterer), Cover Art by Aatmaja Pandya and Interior Cover Art by Shing Yin Khor Sawdust Press Limits are good. Limits are also bad. These are contradictory truths with which…

The Blacklist in Print: An interview with Writer Nicole Phillips on Blacklist Comics

Fans of the critically-acclaimed crime drama, The Blacklist, can now immerse themselves into the backstories of their favorite characters. After reading the first issue, it did feel like an extension on the show, rather than a separate dimension. Show scriptwriter, and now writer for The Blacklist comics, Nicole Phillips, took time out to answer a few…

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Television Comes to TIFF: TV at Film Festivals and the Possibility of a TV Festival That’s Good

This year the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will include a block of television programming and I think that’s weird. Its TV programming, Primetime, includes screenings of Casual (USA) from Jason Reitman, CROMO (Argentina) from Lucía Puenzo and Nicolás Puenzo, Keith Richards: Under the Influence (USA) from Morgan Neville, The Returned (France) from Fabrice Gobert,…