Star Wars toys production line at the Kenner Factory circa 1978. Star Wars toys production line at the Kenner Factory circa 1978. These cracking pictures were taken from the factory in Cincinnati, who was responsible for churning out the toys that would go on to become priceless collectors items. Click the pic to see more.
Inglorious Bastards was one of Quentin Tarantino’s largest undertaking of death, but it wasn’t his first step into gore. From Reservoir Dogs to Django, his blood red motif has splattered million of movie screens. He is known for many signature trademarks in his films – the car trunk scene, a ridiculously long un-edited scene, an [...]
“The Alphabet” is an early short film (1968) by director David Lynch which is described on IMDB as a “…woman’s dark and absurdist nightmare vision comprising a continuous recitation of the alphabet and bizarre living representations of each letter.” Click the pic to watch the film.
Photos and ephemera from the set of Pulp Fiction, the making of which Quentin Tarantino, John Travolta, Uma Thurman and others discuss in March’s Vanity Fair. “I wasn’t sure I wanted to be in the movie,” Uma Thurman tells Vanity Fair contributing editor Mark Seal of Pulp Fiction. Thurman explains that it wasn’t just the [...]
A Day in India ‘beautifully summarizes the three week tour duo Daniel Klein & Mirra Fine took together under the collective name of The Perennial Plate. Beautiful images of moments of life in India, dating and delicious food are everywhere, along with some truly breathtaking vistas. For anyone who’s been to the subcontinent, these will [...]
This fast travel clip follows a group tour that was organised by Koryo Tours and filmed by Adam Ziegenhals. It explores various areas or sites in the DPRK (North Korea) that you can visit as part of a group tour (or travelling independently as well). The locations here include Beijing (Koryo Tours office), Pyongyang, Kaesong, [...]
Who needs those fancy movie cameras? To make a movie, all you need is a Google Street View car. Google Street Scene is a site filled with movie scenes as seen through Google Street View. Click the pic to explore more.
D is for Don Draper. Old Fashioned-supping alpha and legendary mad man/remover of bras. This fantastic series of posters pays homage to life’s manliest males with a series of clever posters that combine images and typography, in one fell swoop. Click the pic to take a closer look.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Amsterdam’s Over het IJ theatre festival, local architecture studio O+A created a gigantic recycled shipping container stage made from locally sourced materials. Piled up within North Amsterdam’s huge NDSM shipyard, the containers have been retrofitted into a space for live artistic performances. Click the pic to see more.
We all have our favourite films – but about our favourite movie interiors? Over on House Beautiful they asked designers to name their favourite interiors and to talk a little bit about why they liked them. “Gorgeous busts on pedestals, pelts draped across furniture, oil-burning chandeliers, and campaign furniture — as in, on an actual [...]