Lessa Bouchard of Arc:Hive Discusses “A Moment (Un)bound”

Imagine an art instillation that inspires a play that’s Harry Potter meets the X-Men. Imagine an evolving play about an archive of the world and hidden family secrets. If you can, you’ve got what’s going on A Moment (Un) Bound, an art/play event going on here in Silicon Valley. When …

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The Wrong Kind Of Faithful

[This column was originally published at Ganriki.org] Here is a conversation I find myself having way too often for my own good. A discussion of anime X comes up, which is itself an adaptation of source material X(1). I cite a number of things wrong with X, only to be …

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Lost in Translation – Looking Back at 2013

Another year has come to an end.  Adaptations show no sign of slowing down.  What did we learn from 2013? The cracks are starting to show in the big blockbuster adaptation.  Several fizzled on release, including the high-profile The Lone Ranger, followed by R.I.P.D.  At the same time, Pacific Rim …

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