Book review: Charles M. Schulz – The Art and Life of the Peanuts Creator in 100 Objects by Benjamin L. Clark, Nat Gertler and the Charles M. Schulz Museum

(courtesy Simon & Schuster) When you have loved Peanuts as long as this review has, it’s all too easy to assume you know everything about the comic strip and its creator, the legendarily talented Charles M. Schulz. But even though I started buying secondhand copies for twenty and thirty cents Continue Reading

Weekday character poster movie character art: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

(courtesy IMP Awards) SNAPSHOTA fifth movie in the Indiana Jones franchise, continuing the story after Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). Starring Harrison Ford as adventurer Indiana Jones and Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Helena. The full cast also features Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Kretschmann, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renée Continue Reading

New dinosaurs. New habitats. New season. Thoughts on Prehistoric Planet S2

(courtesy IMP awards) Dinosaurs, and indeed any kind of prehistoric life, have long held a fascination for many people including this reviewer who, like many kids his age, loved playing ancient animal games with toys of T-rex, Stegosaurus and Triceratops. Reading about the latest discoveries and absorbing how weirdly wonderful Continue Reading