Marjane Satrapi


REVIEW: How the "Radioactive" Movie Life of Marie Curie Won Me Over

REVIEW: How the "Radioactive" Movie Life of Marie Curie Won Me Over

Radioactive is a new movie directed by Persepolis' creator Marjane Satrapi, based on the comic by Lauren Redniss. Telling the life story of the discoverer of radioactivity, Marie Curie, it stars Rosamund Pike as Maria Skłodowska-Curie and premiered as the Closing Night Gala at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. It is scheduled to be generally […]


Persepolis Was The Second Most Challenged Book In US Libraries Last Year

The graphic novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi tells her own story, living in Iran amongst the Westernised middle class, after the Shah revolution, and of her experiences leaving the country for Europe. Made into a film, it is one of the more criticially acclaimed comics for recent years. Yet, despite a lack of graphic violence, sexuality or offensive […]

PCH @The Movies – The Voices With Marjane Satrapi!

By Chris Thompson [audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHAtTheMoviesEpisode5.mp3] Following on from my last film-based podcast with Ira Sachs discussing his wonderful new film Love Is Strange (which you can still listen to here), this time I'm back with Marjane Satrapi, director of the quirky new comedy The Voices – starring Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton & Anna Kendrick. Written by […]

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Stan Lee Nominated For 2016 Angoulême Festival President

The list for the Angoulême Grand Prix has been published. Voted on by the Academy, the winner of the most prestigious ward in comic books is names the President of the next festival. This year it was won by Bill Watterson, after Alan Moore declined the honour. Nevertheless, he is nominated again, as well as for the first […]

Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix

The Grand Prix at Angoulême is the highest acclaim any comic book creator can receive in comics. Voted on by the Grand Prix Academy made up of acclaimed French comic book creators, the winner will become a member of the Academy and the president of next year's Angoulême festival. Presented to authors whose work is […]


Movie Trailer For Marjane Satrapi's Chicken With Plums

Marjane Satrapi is the creator of the comic book Persepolis, which also became the greatest comic book-to-movie adaptation to date. Yes it did. Shush. Now her graphic novel Chicken With Plums is also being adapted, this time as a live action movie, and the French trailer is now available for the first time. [youtube]http://youtu.be/RwRyHTjzh2c[/youtube]

L'Association At Peace – Will Marjane Satrapi Sit On Editorial Board?

Bleeding Cool has covered the machinations of alternatiuve-lit French comics publisher, L'Association a fair bit of late. From bust-ups with distributors, staff on strike, founders staging a coup, that sort of thing. Well finally, there seems to be an… accord. Six of the seven founders, Matt Konture, Mokeit,, Killoffer, David B, Lewis Trondheim and the […]