The Respondent: Exposing the Cartel of Family Law – Greg Ellis (author), Johnny Depp (Introduction), and Alec Baldwin (Foreword)

"A chilling reminder and essential therapy for anyone navigating the recrimination and trauma that is modern American divorce." - Johnny Depp During my life, I have seen couples divorce for various reasons. Family members, friends' parents, artists that I like, and other friends whose divorces created quite an impact on relatives; alongside various behaviours from … Continue reading The Respondent: Exposing the Cartel of Family Law – Greg Ellis (author), Johnny Depp (Introduction), and Alec Baldwin (Foreword)

The Magic School Bus: In the Time of the Dinosaurs – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

Superb time travel back into the Prehistorical Age Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, our world, and how objects around … Continue reading The Magic School Bus: In the Time of the Dinosaurs – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

The Magic School Bus: On the Ocean Floor – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

A great adventure across our world's oceans Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, our world, and how objects around us … Continue reading The Magic School Bus: On the Ocean Floor – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

The Magic School Bus: Lost In The Solar System – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

Landmark book from the Magic School Bus that was adapted in the TV series Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, … Continue reading The Magic School Bus: Lost In The Solar System – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

The Invasion of the Body Snatchers – Jack Finney (author)

“The human mind searches for cause and effect, always; and we all prefer the weird and thrilling to the dull and commonplace as an answer.” - Jack Finney During the 1950s, many sci-fi and horror stories were released to the public. In pulp fiction publication, movies, radio dramas, television shows, the genre was a popular … Continue reading The Invasion of the Body Snatchers – Jack Finney (author)

All That Heaven Allows – Douglas Sirk (director), Peggy Thompson (Screenwriter), Edna L. Lee and Harry Lee (story)

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it's because he hears a different drummer." - Henry David Thoreau When people speak about Douglas Sirk's movies, the one that tends to come a lot in the discussions is All that Heaven Allows. Quintessential melodrama romance from Douglas Sirk, it presents the central … Continue reading All That Heaven Allows – Douglas Sirk (director), Peggy Thompson (Screenwriter), Edna L. Lee and Harry Lee (story)

Kekko Kamen (けっこう仮面) – OVA series – Nobuhiro Kondo (近藤 信宏) (director), Shunichi Tokunaga (director), Kinji Yoshimoto (よしもと きんじ) (director), Masashi Sogo (十川 誠志) (screenwriter), and Go Nagai (永井 豪) (original author)

"Nobody knows my face, but everyone remembers my body." - Kekko Kamen Apart from Super Robot and Demon series, Go Nagai is known for doing daring comedies with sexual humour. Among them Kekko Kamen; one of his most popular female protagonists for one of his many feminist series. A series released in manga form in … Continue reading Kekko Kamen (けっこう仮面) – OVA series – Nobuhiro Kondo (近藤 信宏) (director), Shunichi Tokunaga (director), Kinji Yoshimoto (よしもと きんじ) (director), Masashi Sogo (十川 誠志) (screenwriter), and Go Nagai (永井 豪) (original author)

Written on The Wind – Douglas Sirk (director), George Zuckerman (screenwriter), and Robert Wilder (original novel)

"Welcome to Hadley. The town and the family." - Jasper Hadley During the 1950s, Douglas Sirk did in Hollywood various melodramas. Movies depicting and denouncing various aspects of American society. Suburban cliques, culture of materialism, racism, loneliness: various topics that made his movies important productions to watch. For their thematics, but also their beautiful technicolor … Continue reading Written on The Wind – Douglas Sirk (director), George Zuckerman (screenwriter), and Robert Wilder (original novel)

Objectif Lune – Les Aventures de Tintin (série TV / film des années 1950-1960) – Ray Goossens (réalisateur), Charles Shows (scénariste) et Hergé (auteur original)

Une de mes adaptations de bande dessinée préférées de la série Tintin. Un bijou qui mérite une véritable réédition en DVD, Blu-Ray et sur Itunes. Avant que Nelvana et Steven Spielberg ne réalisent leurs adaptations des Aventures de Tintin d’Hergé, les studios Belvision — dirigés par Raymond Leblanc, le rédacteur en chef du Journal Tintin … Continue reading Objectif Lune – Les Aventures de Tintin (série TV / film des années 1950-1960) – Ray Goossens (réalisateur), Charles Shows (scénariste) et Hergé (auteur original)

Destination Moon – The Adventures of Tintin (1950s-1960s TV/movie series) – Ray Goossens (Director), Charles Shows (screenwriter), and Hergé (Original author)

One of my favourite comic book adaptations of the Tintin Series. A jewel that deserves a proper re-release Before Nelvana and Steven Spielberg did their adaptations of Hergé's The Adventures of Tintin, the Belvision studios, helmed by Raymond Leblanc, the editor in-chief of the Tintin Magazine, produced their movies of the Tintin comic book series. … Continue reading Destination Moon – The Adventures of Tintin (1950s-1960s TV/movie series) – Ray Goossens (Director), Charles Shows (screenwriter), and Hergé (Original author)