Movie review capsules, Aug. 20 - San
Movie review capsules, Aug. 20San Francisco ChronicleDirected by Bill Watterson. Not reviewed. Not rated. 80 minutes. ALERT VIEWER Despicable Me 3 The latest installment in the juggernaut series, about an ex-villain who now chases super-villains, has cute characters, some clever set-pieces and dazzling ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 10:09 am
Dave Made a Maze (NR) - L.A. Weekly
L.A. WeeklyDave Made a Maze (NR)L.A. WeeklyLike Stalker, director Bill Watterson's impressively visual Dave Made a Maze concerns a group of people attempting to navigate a living and hostile territory seeded with threats. Dave (comedian Nick Thune), a frustrated artist, builds a cardboard maze ...
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 4:42 am
Cleveland filmmaker Bill Watterson's 'Dave
cleveland.comCleveland filmmaker Bill Watterson's 'Dave Made a Maze' is wonderfully original (review)cleveland.comThe debut film by Cleveland native Bill Watterson, who has worked in film and commercials in Los Angeles for more than a decade as an actor, is a playful, wonderfully original supernatural genre-bending sci-fi/drama/comedy/horror film. I'd say it's ...Dave Made a MazeThe Film Stage (blog)all 2 news articles »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 8:33 am
DAVE MADE A MAZE Is Like a Homemade
NerdistDAVE MADE A MAZE Is Like a Homemade LABYRINTH for Adults ...NerdistWe all enjoy conventional movies sometimes. There's something sort of comforting about the familiarity of most "tentpole" blockbusters -- and there's a reason.Dave Made a Maze (2017)Dread Centralall 2 news articles »
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 5:00 pm
New video: 'Alien: Covenant' is one of the
Los Angeles TimesNew video: 'Alien: Covenant' is one of the best of the 'Alien' franchise moviesLos Angeles TimesIn writer-director Bill Watterson's whimsical indie comedy “Dave Made a Maze,” a slacker artist (played by Nick Thune) constructs a labyrinth in his living room out of refrigerator boxes and then gets lost inside, prompting his friends, girlfriend and ...and more »
Posted on 12 August 2017 | 6:02 am
Comic artist celebrates whimsy in story of
Another day, another inquiring reporter. Comic strip rock star Dana Claire Simpson was unfazed. “I'm in my bathrobe, drinking coffee,” the Auburn artist said casually in a phone interview. “I take advantage of all the perks of being employed the way I am.”
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 9:51 am
Introducing ‘Phoebe and Her Unicorn’
Cartoonist Dana Simpson loved reading the comic strips “Bloom County” and “Calvin and Hobbes” as a kid, but something was missing. “You see so many strips from boys’ point of view,” Simpson told the Herald. “There aren’t a lot of girl characters in comic strips; she’s a sidekick, or just the girl, like Smurfette.” So the 37-year-old created “Phoebe and Her Unicorn,” a strip about the adventures ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 9:17 pm
District Line Daily: Bowser Budget
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Posted on 3 April 2015 | 8:54 am
Arts Roundup: Author’s Return Edition
Actress Tonya Beckman learned her role for Forum Theatre's Passion Play in less than two weeks. [ DC Theatre Scene ] Wale 's planning a secret D.C. show for tomorrow.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 6:10 am
Cartoonist Dana Simpson speaks on new comic
It’s only 10 a.m. on a Monday in Auburn, Washington, but cartoonist Dana Simpson is already on her second interview of the morning. It’s the price of success, but Simpson is happy to pay it ” even if it’s come a little abruptly, and a little late.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 10:48 pm
Artist spotlight: Paul Roustan
M.M.: Growing up, which artists and styles interested you? P.R.: In my youth, I was drawn to the works of Dr. Seuss, J Scott Campbell, Bill Watterson, and more. I'm still a fan of all of them, of course. In my late teens and 20s, I became obsessed with ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:09 pm
10 Important Life Lessons from Calvin &
Bill Watterson's Calvin & Hobbes is undoubtedly a part of most people's childhood. These newspaper comic strips made for brilliant ‘back-from-school' afternoon preoccupations. They are funny, witty and some of them make you think, ‘By God! I never ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:30 am
Daily Reads: How 'Straight Outta Compton'
2. Selling Out the Newspaper Comic Strip. Bill Watterson and Charles Schulz, creators of "Calvin and Hobbes" and "Peanuts" respectively, are two of the most acclaimed comic strip writers of all time. Charles Schulz embraced the opportunities that success ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:28 am
Mining’s structural problems can’t be
“Now what state do (we) live in? - Denial.” Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, could very well have been referring to South Africa and our approach to the structural Titanic we like to call the mining sector. As zama ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 3:32 pm
How Snoopy Killed Peanuts
Perhaps Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin & Hobbes, had the right idea. He stopped working on his strip after only 10 years — a fifth of the time that Schulz spent working on his — and he never licensed his characters. Because as legendary as Peanuts i ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 5:19 am
Resolved Question: Don't you think that Bill
I mean, c'mon, what literature is better than Calvin & Hobbs?
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:02 am
Resolved Question: Did bill watterson write
i swear if he did i'm gonna give him a colombian necktie because this just shattered just about everything that was good in my childhood that isn't dead or otherwise ruined
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 4:01 am
Resolved Question: Is there a Bill Watterson
I'm looking for the most "official" biography possible of him, meaning the most detailed, unbiased, etc. I'm right now reading the Steve Jobs bio, and I want to know if there is something along these lines for Bill Watterson, who is one of my favorite people ever. Thanks!
Posted on 10 July 2013 | 4:50 pm
Resolved Question: Remember Bill Watterson,
Calvin and Hobbes was probably the best cartoon of all times. I heard that Watterson gave up the strip because he was having to spend so much time and energy fighting people who were plagiarizing the strip, but I wonder what he is doing now. Does anyone know?
Posted on 5 May 2012 | 11:23 pm
Resolved Question: Why did bill watterson
Posted on 19 November 2011 | 2:34 am