Posts Tagged: 'film'

Lost In Translation

This image visualises Lost In Translation beautifully; I want this as a poster now. From for rainy days via FFFFOUND. Update: Having searched around this appears to be the original image, which is not available as a poster sadly.

Any Conscious Entity

I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do. — HAL 9000

Black Swan

I can’t wait to see the new Darren Aronofsky film Black Swan. The soundtrack is from regular Aronofsky collaborator Clint Mansell who has used Tchaikovsky’s music as a base for his; which sounds intriguing. Every time I watch the trailer the hairs on my neck stand on end.

The Social Network Soundtrack

The Social Network is the recent film from David Fincher about the founding of Facebook. Tim Van Damme recommended the soundtrack on Twitter, and at $5 – yes $5 – it seemed a veritable bargain; quick preview confirmed that to be so. It’s a dark suite of electronica, which having since seen the film doesn’t Continue Reading

Blade Runner Revisited

This is fantastic: Details from Vimeo: An experimental film in tribute to Ridley Scott’s legendary film “Blade Runner” (1982) This film was made as a unique picture with a resolution of 60.000 x 60.000 pixels (3.6 gigapixels) It was made with 167,819 frames from ‘Blade Runner’. 1. First step : the “picture” of the film I extracted Continue Reading

The Ring

From the always excellent XKCD

The Facts of Life

You’re born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take more shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Till one day you’re up in the rarefied atmosphere and you’ve forgotten what shit even looks like. Welcome to the layer cake son. — Eddie Temple

Grand Central Station Waltz

One of the things that I kept thinking about in New York was how important films and TV shows had been in setting some of my expectations about the city, and also in making it feel oddly familiar at the same time. I saw a number of locations from films in my all too short Continue Reading

Objectified

I’m more excited than perhaps I should be about seeing Objectified; the new documentary from Gary Hustwit director of the excellent Helvetica. But you see it’s not just any screening that I’m attending. Not only is it the first screening in the UK, but it will be attended by Jonathan Ive the design supremo from Continue Reading