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Stalker (1979)

The Zone, in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker (1979), is a region affected by a fallen meteorite in ways that are left deliberately undefined. It is an otherworld, a displaced and eerily altered stretch of swamp and forest and derelict buildings and … Continue reading

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The Sword and the Dragon: The Dell Comic Book

When Aleksandr Ptushko’s epic fantasy film Ilya Muromets (1956) was distributed in the United States in 1960 as The Sword and the Dragon, the Vitalite Film Corporation licensed the title out to Dell Comics to produce the official comic book … Continue reading

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