Tag: beautiful beasts

Beautiful Beasts: The Jaffe

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. There are likely to be more than a handful of Clive Barker’s creations in this series. The man’s tendency to create entities that exist and operate outside the bounds of tradition or proscription; entities that are as […]

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Beautiful Beasts: Hannibal Lecter

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. What? You don’t think Hannibal qualifies because he’s essentially human? That somewhat begs the question as to how we define “monster” in this instance and what they express for us. All monsters are essentially human, at their […]

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Beautiful Beasts: The Pale Man

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Trying to select a specimen of monstrous beauty from Guillermo del Toro’s various bestiaries is a little like trying to pick a favourite book; all but impossible, as each one is engaging, disturbing and brilliant in its […]

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Beautiful Beasts: The One Reborn

Written by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Shifting gears completely for this installment, whereas the previous entry, Jason and the Argonaut’s Talos, dealt with a cinematic creature burned into my memory since childhoood, The One Reborn is a creature from an entirely different […]

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Beautiful Beasts: Talos

Written by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Monsters are a part of my existence, and have been since before I can recall. My earliest memories are of fascination with the beasts of mythology and fantasy; of cartoons, comics and toy-lines. Anyone who knew […]

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