• The Sandman: A Guide To Every Member Of That Giant Cast

    8 days ago - By Slash Film

    Netflix's adaptation of "The Sandman" is finally here. It's taken more than 30 years to translate the story of Dream and his six eternal siblings from the comic book page to the screen, but by gods, they've done it. "The Sandman" is a sprawling epic that transcends genres and comic conventions, courtesy of writer Neil Gaiman and a whole cadre of talented artists over its 75 issues. There are a lot of characters in both the comic book "The Sandman" and the Netflix series. Gaiman has also made some changes to update the characters to a contemporary setting and to fit whichever performer...
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  • The Sandman Review: Still Dreaming Of A Great Neil Gaiman Adaptation - But Getting Closer

    The Sandman Review: Still Dreaming Of A Great Neil Gaiman Adaptation - But Getting Closer

    8 days ago - By Slash Film

    Neil Gaiman's works might just be impossible to adapt. There's an otherworldly magic, or eeriness, or strangeness, or silliness to his books and graphic novels that fail to translate in full to the big and small screen. Perhaps one adaptation might capture the whimsy of his work , but fail to bring that Gaiman edge to it. Another might nail his brand of eccentric comedy , but fall flat on other counts. Still yet another might lose the moody melancholy of Gaiman's original novel in order to craft something new and striking, only to fall victim to Gaiman's own ego (and your typical...
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