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More Evil Cartoons and Angry Mullahs

If your politico-religious ideology recommends a peculiar fear of and hostility toward cartoons, take that as warning sign numero uno that you're into something pretty batty. Mehdi Halhor, the Iranian government's adviser on cinematic affairs, condemned the recent success of … Read More

By / May 31, 2007

If your politico-religious ideology recommends a peculiar fear of and hostility toward cartoons, take that as warning sign numero uno that you're into something pretty batty. Mehdi Halhor, the Iranian government's adviser on cinematic affairs, condemned the recent success of the animated feature Persepolis at the Cannes Film Festival and called it an example of "Islamophobia."

The film, adapted from Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel, looks fantastic:

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