Marjane Satrapi Archives

Jason Tobin and Gemma Arterton are set to star in Enter the Dragons
Gemma Arterton (Their Finest) and Jason Tobin (Warrior) are set to star in the new martial arts comedy Enter the Dragons from Oscar-nominated director Marjane Satrapi (Radioactive, Persepolis), according to Deadline Hollywood The irony behind the title is the play on the Bruce Lee 1973 title and Tobin's current series Warrior based on Lee's original[...]
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
Additional reasons: "depictions of bullying" 2) "Persepolis," by Marjane Satrapi Reasons: gambling, offensive language, political viewpoint Additional reasons: "politically, racially, and socially offensive," "graphic depictions" 3) "And Tango Makes Three," Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell Reasons: Anti-family, homosexuality, political viewpoint, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group Additional reasons: "promotes the homosexual agenda" 4) "The Bluest Eye," by Toni Morrison Reasons: Sexually[...]
PCH @The Movies – The Voices With Marjane Satrapi!
By Chris Thompson [audio:] 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 Michael R[...]
stan lee
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 time, Stan Lee! Christophe Blain Christian Binet Charles Burns Daniel Clowes Nicolas de Crécy Pierre Christin Cosey Étienne Davodeau Edika Emmanuel Guibert Hermann Alejandro Jodorowsky Quino Stan Lee Milo Manara Taiyo Matsumoto Lorenzo Mattotti Alan Moore Katsuhiro Otomo Marjane Satrapi Joann Sfar Bill Sienkiewicz Jiro Taniguchi Richard Corben Jean Van Hamme Chris Ware Favourites are Katsuhiro Otomo, after he[...]
Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix
Binet, Christophe Blain, Charles Burns, Pierre Christin, Daniel Clowes, Richard Corben, Bernard Cosey, Étienne Davodeau, Nicolas de Crécy, Edika, Emmanuel Guibert, Hermann, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Manu Larcenet, Milo Manara, Lorenzo Mattotti, Alan Moore, Katsuhiro Otomo, Quino, Marjane Satrapi, Joann Sfar, Jiro Taniguchi, Jean Van Hamme, Chris Ware and Bill Watterson. But the Academy, who normally vote on[...]
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][/youtube] [...]