Dreaming of Mars

This has to be the image of the week: NASA's Curiosity Rover photographed around sixty seconds before it touched down on the surface of Mars. This extraordinary picture was taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and clearly shows the one-ton robot dangling from its parachute on final descent. A new NASA mission to Mars was … Continue reading Dreaming of Mars

Revisiting Cinefex (12): Something Wicked, Stop-Motion and Dream Quest

There's a creepy beauty on the cover of Cinefex #12, but there's a fair chance you won't recognise her. She's the Dust Witch from the all-but-forgotten 1983 Disney film Something Wicked This Way Comes. On the inside cover is a location shot of Dark's Pandemonium Carnival from the same movie. The main body of the … Continue reading Revisiting Cinefex (12): Something Wicked, Stop-Motion and Dream Quest