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Twenty-Four Eyes

★★★★ 4/4

Perhaps nothing illustrates better the kind of standing Kinoshita Keisuke’s Twenty-Four Eyes (Nijûshi no hitomi) holds in Japan than the fact that it beat out, among others, films such as Kurosawa Akira’s Seven Samurai and Mizoguchi Kenji’s Sansho the Bailiff, both of which are held in considerably higher esteem in the West, to win the 1954 award for Best Film from the prestigious Kinema Junpo magazine, the Japanese equivalent of the French… 685 more words

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Review - Transference #2 (Black Mask Studios)

Publisher: Black Mask Studios
Writer: Michael Moreci
Artist: Ron Salas
Release Date: 19th August, 2015 413 more words

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Review - Oxymoron: The Loveliest Nightmare #1 (ComixTribe)

Publisher: Comixtribe
Story: Tyler James & John Lees
Script: John Lees
Artist: Alex Cormack
Lettering: Tyler James
Release Date: 19th August, 2015 768 more words

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Review - Invader Zim #2 (Oni Press)

Publisher: Oni Press
Writer: Jhonen Vasquez
Artist: Aaron Alexovich, Megan Lawton and Simon “Hutt” Trousellier
Release Date: 19th August, 2015 407 more words

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Reshade: post-processing Second Life in real time

ReShade is an application which has been generating a bit of buzz around Second Life for the last couple of weeks. When installed on a Windows PC (7, 8 or 10), it allows you to overlay you Second Life world view with a wide range of shader-based effects, which can be used in screen captures for images, or when recording machinima to offer real-time visual effects.As it is an overlay system, it also works with OpenSim environments. 1,522 more words

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The Mortal Storm

★★★★ 4/4

In his excellent 1997 piece on Frank Borzage, “The Sanctum Sanctorum of Love,” Kent Jones stated that “in Nazism Borzage finally recognized a formidable enemy of love,” adding, “More than poverty, more than war (in the abstract), more than physical separation or even death, the phenomenon of Nazism posed a real danger to love because it threatened to overshadow and replace it with a manmade, negative paternalism.” Although… 550 more words

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Joint Review - Rick and Morty #4 (Oni Press)

Publisher: Oni Press
Writer: Zac Gorman
Artist: CJ Cannon and Marc Ellerby with Ryan Hill
Release Date: 22nd July, 2015 889 more words

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