Sandman

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Patton Oswalt Interview on Cancel Culture, ‘I Love My Dad’ and Sandman

The star of “I Love My Dad” and “The Sandman” talked to IndieWire about his relationship to movies, comics, and the changing state of comedy. Patton Oswalt has several modes: There’s the affable, warts-and-all comedian who has been performing onstage for decades, the comedic performer with dramatic chops known for everything from “Ratatouille” to “Young …

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Why is Netflix’s The Sandman like that? How Neil Gaiman’s comic came together

Why is Netflix’s The Sandman like that? How Neil Gaiman’s comic came together

Neil Gaiman has famously summarized The Sandman with a single sentence. “The Lord of Dreams learns that one must change or die, and makes his decision.” It’s a funny little statement: poignant in its accuracy, mysterious in its vagueness. Another good way to describe The Sandman is: “a story about stories and their relationship to …

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5 ways Netflix's 'The Sandman' is different from the comics

5 ways Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ is different from the comics

How do you adapt an award-winning comic book series that’s considered unfilmable? If you’re the creative team behind Netflix’s The Sandman, you move some things around, but mostly you hew closely to the beloved source material. The Netflix adaptation of The Sandman is remarkably faithful to Neil Gaiman’s comics, despite the considerable challenges posed by …

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‘The Sandman’ Premiere Recap: Netflix’s Neil Gaiman Adaptation

‘The Sandman’ Premiere Recap: Netflix’s Neil Gaiman Adaptation

The Sandman, Netflix’s long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comics, starts “in the waking world, which humanity insists on calling the ‘real’ world, as if your dreams have no effect upon the choices you make,” the main character, Morpheus, tells us at the top of the series’ premiere. As we watch a raven follow a horse-drawn …

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'The Sandman': Neil Gaiman Explains Why DC Comics References Are Cut

‘The Sandman’: Neil Gaiman Explains Why DC Comics References Are Cut

SPOILER ALERT: This story discusses a few plot developments in “The Sandman,” currently streaming on Netflix. When viewers watch the ending credits for Netflix’s new series “The Sandman” — the long-anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed graphic novel series chronicling the phantasmagoric exploits of Morpheus, aka Dream, aka the Sandman (Tom Sturridge) — they’ll behold the …

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‘The Sandman’ Season 1, Episode 2 Recap: ‘Imperfect Hosts’

‘The Sandman’ Season 1, Episode 2 Recap: ‘Imperfect Hosts’

The Sandman Imperfect Hosts Season 1 Episode 2 Editor’s Rating 2 stars ** Photo: Netflix Not gonna lie, I’m getting a little impatient with this show already. The Sandman appears to be going at an adaptation rate of one issue per episode, and we do not have time for this. Netflix cancels shows too fast …

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The Neil Gaiman Interview: How the Sandman Finally Made It to Television After 30 Years Of Failure

The Neil Gaiman Interview: How the Sandman Finally Made It to Television After 30 Years Of Failure

There was a time when Neil Gaiman didn’t want a movie or television show about The Sandman to be made at all. Even as Batman and other comic book heroes found big success on the silver screen in the late 1980s and 1990s, Gaiman was resistant to following in their footsteps. He felt his seminal …

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'The Sandman' review: Netflix finally fulfills the dream of adapting Neil Gaiman's acclaimed comic

‘The Sandman’ review: Netflix finally fulfills the dream of adapting Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic

CNN  —  After years of failed attempts to bring Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed and surreal comic to the screen, Netflix finally creates a home for “The Sandman,” armed with enough top-notch British guest stars to populate a Harry Potter movie. The resulting series is visually striking but dramatically listless, made for those – and maybe only …

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‘The Sandman’ Series Premiere Recap: ‘Sleep of the Just’

‘The Sandman’ Series Premiere Recap: ‘Sleep of the Just’

The Sandman Sleep of the Just Season 1 Episode 1 Editor’s Rating 3 stars *** Photo: Liam Daniel/Netflix It’s finally here! Someone finally adapted Sandman, and Morpheus has a pouty li’l mouth to boot. I’m your recapper, Bethy, and I’m a Morpheus head from way back. I’m such a Sandman fan that I do, in …

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