The Fabulist Reviews

Reviews, essays, interviews, and other nonfiction “related works.”

Urban Fantasy Has a Political Edge in Jadie Jang’s ‘Monkey Around’

‘Monkey Around”By Jadie JangSolaris (2021)ISBN: 9781781089200 Buy this book on Indiebound In Jadie Jang’s “Monkey Around,” urban fantasy is the ...

24 Frames Per Second: The Phil Tippett Interview

Phil Tippett is an innovative master of stop-motion animation, and an SFX veteran of some of the biggest science-fiction movie ...

‘Mad God’ is Phil Tippett’s Stop-Motion Nightmare Come True

Phil Tippett already lives in your dreams. Are you ready to take a tour through his nightmares?   As a master ...

Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ is a visual-storytelling triumph

This review was originally written in tweets. Check it out on Twitter. Denis Villeneuve has successfully made a great movie ...

Let’s Get Lost with Izumi Suzuki’s ‘Terminal Boredom’

Terminal Boredom: StoriesBy Izumi Suzuki (Verso, 2021)ISBN: 9781788739887 Buy this book on IndieBound! At first, Izumi Suzuki's short works of ...

Crank 2: High Voltage (2009)

A cockney superman is robbed of his still-beating heart. There are movies, and then there is "Crank 2," a film ...