Quick Bytes, including local larping series AFKby Fiona Rae
Gamer fantasy or nightmare?
Haynes and the cast discuss the series on AFK’s YouTube channel.
BOOK BOUND: The final of The Lumière Reader’s short films made under the auspices of NZ On Air’s digital fund is now up, following Land of the Long White Stain and Out of the Mist. Paper Boat, directed by Alex Mitcalfe Wilson, tells the story of a book from go to whoa: the writer, editor, designer, printer, binder, bookseller and librarian. It’s lovely:
SVOD HIGHLIGHT: What’s good in subscription video on demand. As September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, Crossbones on Neon, in which John Malkovich plays Blackbeard, seems appropriate. Further piratical adventures feature in Black Sails on Lightbox, in which Toby Stephens plays a pre-Treasure Island Captain Flint.
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