Hart undercuts the expected "superhero" element of the story, up until and including the final sequence. She's more interested in issues of power and creativity,…
Walt Kelly remains in my mind the greatest of all creators of daily comic strips. Yes, greater than Charles Schultz, because Pogo's Okefenokee Swamp was considerably larger than the Peanuts landscape, his characters were sometimes wicked animal versions of politicians, and his drawing was so delightful.
Pogo has become immortal for a single line:
And here's an example of one of the many theoretical and philosophical conversations that went on in Pogo's neighborhood. [ Click to enlarge ]
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An essay about Martin Scorsese's Silence, as excerpted from the latest edition of Bright Wall/Dark Room.
One of the best documentaries about acting you'll ever see.