Stanley Kubrick Exhibition

Paul Film, Pop culture, Visually Cool

Wow! I so want to see the Stanley Kubrick Exhibition that is currently touring the world at the moment. The exhibition presents the complete oeuvre of the director Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999). It includes large-screen projection of significant scenes from Stanley Kubrick’s films. Documentary audio and video material also illustrates the backgrounds of the film productions. Quotes from the director guide …

Ex Machina – Meet AVA

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Very excited by this trailer from director Alex Garland (28 Days, Dredd, Sunshine, The Beach). Based on the comic book series created by Brian K. Vaughan and Tony Harris.

Concept Artist Keron Grant a.k.a Kerong

Paul Art, Film, Illustration

I love the artwork of artist Keron Grant a.k.a Kerong, in particular his concept work for the film industry. Some of the recent projects that he has worked on are Superman: Man of Steel, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Infamous 1 and 2, Lone Ranger, Robocop and Chronicle. Design concepts for a few of the vehicles from the film G.I. Joe: Retaliation …

Actors Revisit Their Famous Roles

Paul Film, Photography

Empire Magazine is the largest selling film magazine in Britain and has been published monthly since 1989. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, they published a special edition of their magazine that was guest-edited by Steven Spielberg. In a special section entitled The Birthday Portfolio, Empire had an exclusive star-studded photoshoot that paid tribute to some of the most iconic moments …

Walk though the abandoned island that inspired 007’s ‘Skyfall’ movie.

Paul Film, Tech, Urban Landscape

Google Street View has extended its reach to the abandoned island of Hashima, Japan, which served as the setting for Raoul Silva’s “Dead City” retreat in 007: Skyfall, the latest James Bond movie. Also known as Gunkanjima (Battleship Island) because of its resemblance to a warship when seen in profile, Hashima retains little hint of its former status as a …

Kiwi Movie Review: Will it Fly?

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Despite his aviation feats never getting their historical credit – if indeed they happened at all – there’s a wonderful touch of the unassuming, innovative Kiwi battler to hopeful pilot Richard Pearse, who many reckon beat the Wright brothers to the first successful manned flight. Who better to follow then, as he attempts to prove the airworthiness of Pearse’s shed-built …

Famous Eyeglasses

Paul Film, Pop culture

‘Famous Eyeglasses’ is a minimalist series by Italian designer Federico Mauro. It represents a compilation of the glasses as worn by well-known celebrities, historical figures and fictional characters…