The Art of John Barry Ballaran

Incandescent Priest John Barry Ballaran is a 2D digital artist based in the Philippines, specializing in drawing and painting character art. Dark Souls, 'Prepare To Die' He has worked as an in-house artist for several studios in the past, with jobs ranging from creating background art for games; animating sprites; designing logos; arranging wedding album... Continue Reading →

Growing Up With Spider-Man

During the late 90s, when I was between six and nine years old, I was a giant Spider-Man fan! I never read any of the comics, I was more into Donald Duck and Scrooge McDuck comics when I was little, but I have enjoyed his adventures through other media.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZGN9fZvQhc I was first introduced... Continue Reading →

Universal Monsters

Last October I listed my ten favorite Halloween movies, so this time I decided to write about some Halloweeny films I've seen since then.   Earlier this year, my girlfriend bought a blu-ray box set collection of old Universal Studios monster movies. I enjoyed all of these film on some level, but a few of them did... Continue Reading →

InterRail 2010 – Part 10: Alnwick Castle

After visiting Cardiff I took the train back to England, and traveled north up to Newcastle, Northumberland. After dropping my rucksack of at a hotel, I hopped on the bus out to Alnwick Castle. I had traveled to this particular castle because this was the castle which had been used as the filming location for Hogwarts in the... Continue Reading →

Five Essential Marvel Movies

'Avengers: Infinity War', the most recent film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, was just released, and it was wonderful! If you are someone who has not indulged in the Marvel films yet, this 10-year anniversary is not the best place to start, as it is somewhat of a naval-gazing celebration of the world that Marvel Studios have created over... Continue Reading →

David Fincher – The Master of Thrillers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPAloq5MCUA If you need some more Easter Crime suggestions here at the end of Easter, look no further than David Fincher! From Seven (or Se7en), to Zodiac, to Gone Girl, to Mind Hunter, his film are a great fit for the Scandinavian tradition of Easter crime-fiction.   If my recommendation isn't enough to sway you, maybe... Continue Reading →

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