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PROMETHEUS: A MODERN FRANKENSTIEN – Why Ridley Scott’s Magnum Opus is a flawed masterpiece

July 12, 2012

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Ridley Scott’s Prometheus – the long-awaited pseudo-sequel to his 1977 seminal sci-fi/horror film – is finally out and, frankly, has left many people scratching their heads. Perhaps one of the reasons for this confusion is that sequels generally answer questions raised by the films they purportedly predate (the Star Wars prequels are a prime example) […]

There’s No Place Like Home – 20 Movie Houses You’d Want To Live In.

July 8, 2011

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You might have noticed that I have a slight obsession with movie architecture. Previously, I’ve looked at the architecture of John Lautner in films, Tony Stark’ Iron Man pad, and I’ve also taken a look at the home of a certain Mr. Bond. Well, continuing this theme, I thought it might be interesting to take a […]

Designing the Future – The production design of 2001: A Space Odyssey

September 28, 2010

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On my tenth birthday I had a friend come to stay for a sleepover. One of the things we were planning to do was to stay up and watch a movie (or a video as we called them back then.) My mum took us to the video shop (for those of you too young to […]

Stark Modernism – Tony Stark’s Malibu home from Iron Man.

September 8, 2010

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It’s no secret that I am a fan of Modernist architecture and of  all the great architects of this movement, I have to say that John Lautner is one of my favourites. It is something of a dream to live in one of his creations, all sweeping concrete and majestic views. So, which of his […]

Mad World – The production design of Mad Men.

September 8, 2010

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To celebrate the UK premier of Mad Men’s 4th season tonight, I thought I’d take a look at the simply incredible production design of the series. Seldom has a television series looked as stunning as Mad Men. For those that have been living under a rock for the last three years, Mad Men focuses on […]