Tag: Dark Horse

How to Talk to Girls at Parties by Neil Gaiman

For those of us who feel like the world is constantly overflowing with a barrage of wonders and curiosities of inexplicable brilliance, this comic will make a lot of sense. It’s a charmingly clear example of what the ‘magic realism’ genre can stand for: an ordinary situation, with an ordinary protagonist, filled with extraordinary events

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GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW: Heart In A Box by Kelly Thompson (illustrated by Meredith McClaren)

The phrase ‘careful what you wish for’ gets kicked around a lot these days, without much thought for it actually means. It just something we say to people who’re behaving obnoxiously and irresponsibly, but for me the phrase has a much deeper moral meaning. One that says: the fault is in the want, the desire.

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Britain and Italy Through the Prism of Horse Racing

Exploring a country’s heritage and history through its equine culture may seem like an odd angle for documentary films. Yet two recent films, Palio and Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance, have done just this and have managed to capture two very different societies through two equine cultures. Palio is a documentary

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