This is a self-contained story full of new and old connections for Kitty Pride, but not much else.
At times Jonathan Hensleigh's film is ultra-violent and unpleasant, while at other times it is jokey or farcical, while still at other times it strikes a muddled balance between very silly material and deathly serious performances.
There's a real connection made between the artist and his art that extends to a deeper understanding of both, here.
Although Unferth's family-oriented plot and Haidle's style sometimes evoke children's illustrated books, this is for grown-ups—and the intentionally simplistic rendering is more than surface details.
More apt than Dr. Frankenstein, Gaar built a fairly smooth-running monster out of the many gray areas of Hendrix's life and work, cross-stitched with stuff mined from archival flotsam and jetsam of the Seattle scene, and coated it in the heavy-hitting velvet armor of a fabulous bit of cover art.
'Black Dog: the Dreams of Paul Nash' Gives Chaotic Reality to the Dreamscapes of a War-haunted Painter
While no imitator, Dave McKean shares kindred tastes with Nash and creates a fictionalized memoir and dream journal of Nash's WWI experiences.
Even with a glut of time traveling shenanigans, the time-displaced X-men find a way to keep it interesting.