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On Daikaiju Eels and Doctor Who

Between 2010 and 2014, James Iles was the storyboard artist on 15 episodes of the new Doctor Who and concept artist on five others. He has also worked on the BBC Sherlock Holmes series. Now he and musician Alastair Jenkins … Continue reading

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Zella Suits Up

A Backbrain Exclusive It’s official. CGI hasn’t totally killed off the latex suits and miniature sets. Undead Backbrain, in the person of monster-film hound Avery Guerra, has unearthed a new, good-looking daikaiju eiga (giant monster film) being made using traditional … Continue reading

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The Art of Monsters: Takashi Murakami and Jellyfish Eyes

Japanese artist Takashi Murakami has made a name for himself by successfully drawing upon popular culture as a major influence — specifically in adapting aspects of manga and anime to his own artistic vision. In the process he revolutionised the … Continue reading

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The God of Clay: Forward to the Past

A new daikaiju eiga (Japanese giant monster movie) is about to make its world premiere next month: God of Clay (Japan-2009/2011; short [13 min.]; dir. Koichi Kawakita and Nobuaki Sugimoto). God of Clay is a short film — the last … Continue reading

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