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The Empire Strikes Back, to many the best chapter of the original Star Wars Triology, had its 30th anniversary last week. I guess that’s reason enough that I digress from my usual Steampunk theme and give you the Hoth battle scene:

News from Riese the Series

I’ve shamefully neglected posting about Riese the Series for a while, but there is some great news (now rather olds, actually): The series received a Streamy Award: Best Cinematography in a Web Series: Riese (Christopher Charles Kempinski) and there has been a Q & A Session with Sharon Taylor, a.k.a. …

Gertie the Dinosaur

A beautiful little cartoon about an Apatosaurus-like, more or less domesticated dinosaur by the name of Gertie: Tells you a lot about people’s attitudes towards these creatures back in the day. If a team of intrepid explorers had in deed discovered a hidden Valley of the Giants, this is very …

Steampunk Smashing Pumpkins

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins was the first album I bought in Nottingham back in ’97. To this day „Tonight, Tonight“, the second track on the album, is one of my all-time favourites. So it is almost inexcusable to feature the very steampunk video of …

The Wolfman – Watch it!

Yesterday I went to watch this movie: And I can recommend it to all classic horror and Steampunk enthusiasts out there. The atmosphere is excellent, a rotting Victorian family, plagued by a course, forbidde love, insanity… Psychotropic landscapes (i.e. thunder, lightning and rain when it is appropriate). The movie is …