July 12th, 2016

marcus 2013

Continuum

With a month to go finally remembered to book my train tickets to the Continuum RPG con in Leicester. Really must think about a scenario or two...
marcus 2013

Frozen

I finally got round to watching Frozen last night - The plot twists on the usual Snow Queen story were quite fun. One thing I did notice was some interesting parallels between the ice palace sequence and a somewhat similar scene in Watchmen. And when I checked, I was not exactly the first person to notice:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2014/03/17/_let_it_go_watchmen_mashup_does_let_it_go_pay_homage_to_the_dr_manhattan.html

There's even a vid:



It looks like there were others that have had their sound tracks muted due to takedown notices from Disney.

It's a shame that nobody seems to have done it the other way, with the Watchmen music etc. on the Frozen footage.

And if I haven't recced it before, there's a fun Frozen / Thor crossover fanfic series, in which Loki is Elsa's father:

The Ice Demon By Lizardbeth
http://archiveofourown.org/series/148596
Currently five stories and 164K words.