FAQ: “Why (oh God, why)?”

NZer Simon Jansen profiled as online icon of the week in The Scotsman‘s “lazy guide to net culture.” Jansen is a master of asciimation; making moving pictures out of letters, numerals and punctuation marks. His epic work – which he began in 1997 – is asciimating the original Star Wars film. Scotsman: “You won’t be amazed by the special effects but rather by the sheer effort that has gone into translating a multi-million dollar blockbuster from expensive celluloid to a series of numbers and letters.”


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Roseanne Liang’s Shadow in the Cloud a Blast

Roseanne Liang’s Shadow in the Cloud a Blast

“Imagine how Ripley of Alien would handle a Nightmare at 20,000 Feet-style gremlin attack. Sound wild? Roseanne Liang’s female empowerment thriller delivers on that premise.” Variety’s Peter Debruge reviews the New…