Studio Yutani is heading to ComiCon Melbourne

Comic Con is a major event for pop culture geeks in Melbourne. Cause we don't have the population for large conventions every weekend, like those held in the US. So an event of this scale and magnitude is very important to the local fan community. Nonetheless, the venue, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre will be … Continue reading Studio Yutani is heading to ComiCon Melbourne

All you need to know to survive Melbourne Comicon

You can get all the official information and news via Melbourne ComiCon main page or through their facebook. It's been quite a few years since I have gone to a convention, my days now are spent taking my kids out to fun places. But now it's my turn to go to a fun place, Melbourne Comicon! Getting … Continue reading All you need to know to survive Melbourne Comicon

Alien Bible: Kokopelli, Azathoth and The Drinking Bird

Throughout the Alien franchise, the image of the drinking bird has been a recurring motif. Is it a simple throwaway visual gag? or can we draw a deeper meaning to its inclusion in the films? I connect it with the flute, water, wheat, the sun, and insects, plus mythological creatures found in Native American cultures, … Continue reading Alien Bible: Kokopelli, Azathoth and The Drinking Bird

Character Analysis: David by Cinephiles-delight

Here's a post I came across on tumblr about David, they have brought up some points I have blogged about before and raised some new ones I hadn't thought of. https://cinephiles-delight.tumblr.com/post/161820802924/analysis-of-david-and-religious-allusion-in-alien

The Philosopher’s Stone

By Unidentified artist - MET Museum, Public Domain Cintamani, Sanat Kumara, Lumiel & Kshitigarbha - The Wishing Stone of Shambhala In Buddhism the Cintamani is a stone which people believed granted wishes, commonly thought to be the Philosopher’s stone. Dragon Ball the anime had been inspired by this myth as well and it was said that it … Continue reading The Philosopher’s Stone