The Link Rally: 19 March 2012

  • Ryan Matheson, aka Brandon X, speaks out about the events that led to accusations of child pornography when traveling with manga on his computer to Canada. CBLDF
  • Come for the point by point analysis, stay for the heated discussion thread on the first trailer for Tim Burton's Dark Shadows. The Film Experience
  • This miniature artwork is unbelievable. Willard Wigan makes microscopic sculptures that fit in the eye of a needle. Bit Rebels

  • Rich Juzwiak reviews John Carter so I don't have to. FourFour
  • The Cinema Blend staff lists off eight things they want in The Hunger Games film. Cinema Blend

Finally, I have a lot of things to say about The Hunger Games soundtrack. Can I just tell you how excited I am to hear a bunch of popular artists writing traditional-styled folk music for a teen-targeted film? Taylor Swift especially stepped up, writing a heart-breaking and beautiful lullaby in a traditional folk vein for the film. If this is going to be used how I think it's going to be used, I'm going to be crying a lot during the movie. It's just more evidence of my theory that Taylor Swift is a much better songwriter than she is a music superstar. More of this, please.

Battle Royale & The Hunger Games: A Case for Acceptance

Film Review: The Lorax (2012)