“In an allegory about the curative power of story, books return the favor to those who care for them.”
Clishmaclaver first came across this beautiful film several years ago but for some reason it just popped into my head today, and I had to share.
I’ve had a lifelong love of all things Buster Keaton – you should see my ‘silent comedians’ bookshelf at home; I must have everything written on the subject. Well, almost 😉 – and stories, so you might imagine that this gorgeous little gem of a film would appeal. And you’d be right.
Just watch it. It’s wonderful. Click here for a synopsis if you must but I’m not going to say another word… <3
Clishmaclaver loved this cartoon from How-To Geek! 😀 Some things just never change… And, yes, there’s a handy trope for this! Check out TV Tropes for more hilarious ‘Red Shirt’ information on the Principle of Evil Marksmanship or Stormtrooper Effect – … Continue reading →
Any Death Note fans in the house? The cult shōnen manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata – soon to be a new supernatural thriller movie directed by Adam Wingard! – and animé アニメ, is a perennial favourite here at Brechin … Continue reading →
So anyway, I came across a blog from For Reading Addicts from last year. It’s a post of the most wonderful stop motion video filmed at Type Books in Toronto. Amazing skills and artistry; bookish loveliness indeed! Click to enjoy … Continue reading →
It’s chic to be geek! Keep calm and join fandom! Wait, what? Clishmaclaver knows there is amazing fanfiction being written, astoundingly good fan art being created (Shout out to Chloe D!), and generally awesome fandoming being undertaken by pupils at … Continue reading →
Saw this and thought of S3 pupil, Ramsay R.; who’s a huge Doctor Who fan! 😀 Click on the Twitter photo to read the Gizmodo article, Doctor Who Is Bringing Back the Original, Hellishly Creepy Cybermen From the ’60s by James Whitbrook … Continue reading →