Horror movies work on human anxieties built into us, but why do we have the fear of the almost human doppelgänger?READ MORE..
An appreciation of HAMMER HORROR films, the most memorable often featuring CHRISTOPHER LEE and/or PETER CUSHING.READ MORE..
Here are a few more TV title sequences I always enjoy.READ MORE..
The test of a great title sequence is one that you never skip, even when binge watching multiple episodes in a row.READ MORE..
Robert Valley has recently completed a 35 minute animated movie that is the culmination of projects I saw him start back at Maverix Studios around 15 years ago; PEAR CIDER & CIGARETTES.READ MORE..
One of the greats of 1970s Ozploitation is MAD MAX: The Wasteland Ronin!READ MORE..
To close out all my recent TV sketching, here are a few more from 2014 and 2015. THE HOUR was a British TV drama that we started watching last year, about the birth of British investigative TV news in the 1960s. Two seasons of 6 episodes were made, and both Julia and I were very much … Read more
INSIDE OUT is an unusual film for a big studio to make. It is very ambitious and abstract. I worked on the story team from 2010 to late 2012.READ MORE..
Here’s a roundup of TV sketching done in 2013/2014 that I’ve not yet posted here in this blog. These sketches of PRIS from BLADE RUNNER, were among the earliest drawings I ever did with my left hand that I actually began to like. I’d avoided drawing for the better part of 2013, because my crude left-handed … Read more
As a follow up to some Star Trek TV sketching we did months ago, Julia and I did more sketch nights of Star Trek: The Next Generation, a favourite of Julia’s that I wasn’t so familiar with. When Star Trek: TNG was first broadcast, in the late 1980s, I was working in Asia and Europe; countries where I couldn’t understand … Read more