Oct 26, 2015

"Loveable" progress- pencils

This is from a collaboration with Paul DeBerry and Joie Simmons, who I met online over at the DigitalWebbing forums.

Oct 6, 2015

Paul Verhoeven's "Starship Troopers" (1999): Revelation of the Bimbo

I knew that I needed to watch this movie when I heard it described as a satire that most people probably misunderstood as a failed attempt at a conventional Hollywood sci-fi action flick. That intrigued me, and indeed I was not disappointed: it is exactly that, a brilliant dark satire of propaganda and mass society. Let's look at it in some more detail though, and also discuss some of the ambiguities it presents, and where it possibly misfires.