These are the things I've written that are tagged "film"

THE ROAD TO MAGNASANTI

10 June 2019

Catnip for the doomed gamer generation: In 2010, an obsessed gamer designed the perfect game of Sim City. Achieved through a repeating pattern of clustered high rises, “Magnasanti” exposes the hellish consequences of top-down civic design. In his new documentary, John Wilson explores how New York City is creeping closer and closer to realizing this […]

Film the Blanks

06 July 2010

An ongoing experiment to abstract and/or reduce film posters. Some famous, some not so famous but all cool in their own way. I’m a sucker for this kind of thing. You can buy prints, too.

Edward Woodward (1930 – 2009)

16 November 2009

BBC News has the standard obit covered, for a less formal take, see British filmmaker Edgar Wright’s tribute. I used to watch The Equalizer all the time in reruns at a kid, and the Wicker Man is one of my favorite films, and one of the best British horror films ever. Nobody had a poker […]

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