'DarkStar' Explores HR Giger's Strange, Beautiful World
Swiss surrealist painter H. R. Giger [pronounced GHEE-GUR] is probably best known for designing the creature in Alien. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando says the new documentary, Dark Star: H. R. Giger's World, provides insights into his dark genius.
The Immersive Dark Star Plunges Into HR Giger's Hellscapes
Among the many curious things about this small moment in Belinda Sallin's Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World is how humble that skull looks beside Giger's own work, those fleshily mechanical surrealist paintings, sculptures and tchotchkes stacked and packed ...
Grateful Dead's music celebrated at Dark Star Jubilee
The Newark Advocate
Legend Valley, the famed Thornville outdoor concert venue that played host to the band on more than one occasion, is unfurling its Dead flag once again this holiday weekend, May 22-24, as part of the fourth-annual Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival ...
'Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World' is a flaccid portrait of genius
San Diego CityBEAT
The opening crane shot in Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World descends from the sky toward a quaint home covered in foliage. This small patch of green in the otherwise pristinely urban city of Zurich belongs to painter, sculptor and visual-effects legend H.R ...