Terry Gilliam’s epic passion project has a promising start that’s grounded in reality and full of laughs, but in the director’s typical style, eventually becomes messy and incoherent, even if it is stunning to look at.
Behind the scenes: the art of ‘A Monster Calls’ with Miki Montlló
Recently I was fortunate enough to sit down with Spanish illustrator Miki Montlló. Originally hailing from Terrassa, a small town outside of Barcelona, Miki was a guest judge and speaker at the RAW art wrestling illustration semi-finals in Prague last weekend, talking about his successful comic book series Warship Jolly Roger, his work with big shot animation studios like Cartoon Saloon and Laika, as well as his concept art for the new J.A. Bayona film, A Monster Calls, now showing in Czech cinemas.
Assassin’s Creed review
Assassin’s Creed, like majority of movies based on video games, has been copping a hiding, but for what it lacks in plot and character development, it makes up for with mesmerising fight scenes, stunning visuals and all round bad-ass action movie realness.