The Home of the Creative Mind

Welcome to PooBahSpiel, the online voice and home of the creative mind of Mark Monlux, Illustrator Extraordinaire. Prepare yourself for an endless regaling of art directly from the hand of this stellar artist. And brace yourself against his mighty wind of pontification. Updates are kinda weekly and show daily sketches, current projects, and other really nifty stuff.

Friday, August 22, 2008

The Dark Knight - 2008 & The Return of Stickman #805

Many fans of the DC universe see the Joker as the ultimate in sociopathic masterminds. To depict such a character adequately means that some very dark places are indeed not merely seen, but deeply explored. Before I saw this film, I thought that Heath Ledger’s role might have been over-hyped, with all the talk about his death after filming. But I have to admit that even if Mr. Ledger were still alive, he would be in Oscar contention. Such a superior performance can only be achieved with the other strong talents of film production, from writing to directing. This Batman film raises the bar from previous efforts and is well worth your trip to the theater.

As long as we’re talking conspiracy theories, we might as well include U.F.O.s in the discussion.

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