Guys, this was hard. Like, waaaaaaaay harder than I expected. It turns out there are LOT of Steampunk movies with a bit of the gothic or macabre so they’d work for Halloween. I decided to choose five categories and … Continue reading Top 5 Movie Picks for your Steampunk Halloween
Sponsored Post Steampunk is a beloved genre of literature, comic books, and animation. It is certainly the one with perhaps the most spectacular examples of cosplay ever created, yet is surprisingly absent from the silver screen – as in productions … Continue reading SPONSORED POST Steampunk in Movies: Do These Count?
Steampunk Fact Sheet Jack the Ripper is the world’s most famous serial killer, both because of the brutality of the murders and the fact that the crimes are still unsolved. I have seen many Steampunk works make reference to the Whitechapel … Continue reading Steampunk Fact Sheet: Jack the Ripper
Written by Sarah Latch Steampunk is often thought of from a Western lens, with black tea and stiff upper lips. However, this mindset ignores a wealth of inspiration in Asia. This neglect means that Asian steampunks yearning for representation need … Continue reading Anime inclusion in steampunk
For all of the allure and general popularity of steampunk settings, there’s a surprising dearth of popular films that have used them. That’s not to say there aren’t any examples, but they tend to be few and far between. Also, … Continue reading Which Film Genres Should Try Steampunk?
With the recent passing of 21st October 2015, it got me thinking about the links between Back to the Future and steampunk. Obviously in this article I’ll be covering the third chapter of the trilogy that sees Doc Brown thrown back to the Old West where he starts to “invent” modern day items using mid 19th century equipment and on purpose or by accident they turn out looking steampunk. Continue reading “Back to the Future and Steampunk”
On 20th May, there was a special big screen showing of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. Frequently, this can be misconstrued as a steampunk title on Facebook pages. Continue reading “Are Steampunk and Dieselpunk intertwined?”
Back at the beginning of January, I listed a number of films that I’d like to see converted to steampunk and rebooted. With the Fight Club suggestion, I converted a quote as to how a high brow Victorian might have said the same thing. It got me wondering what other favourite quotes from popular films could be changed to Victorian/steampunk and how they would sound. Continue reading “Change a film quote to steampunk”
There are a plethora of steampunk themed films out already with more coming out each year. The start of the year is the most exciting for cinema goers as films they’ve been waiting for (did someone say 2015 release of Star Wars?) as well as some unknown gems will be hitting screens all over the globe. But what films that have already been made do you think would be just as good – or even better – converted to steampunk themed films? Continue reading “What films would be converted to steampunk?”
Filmonic posted an interesting article earlier this year which showed a list of the 11 (why that particular number is beyond me when 10 is a perfectly rounded figure) films ever made that have a steampunk element. Continue reading “Which are the most steampunk films ever made?”