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What Made Darth Vader Visually Iconic

Always great stuff, by The Nerdwriter: About two years ago I started watching Star Wars with my children. Whilst watching the first movie (Episode IV) I kind of found Darth’s role quite disturbing. He was just floating there in the … Continue reading

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How one typeface took over movie posters

Interesting piece by Vox on the use of Trajan in movie poster design:

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Ready Player One Trailer

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Player One,” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink … Continue reading

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Her – Building a Beautiful Future

Great video by kaptainkristian on the aesthetic of Spike Jonze’s magnificent “Her” A quick look at the techniques used to craft Her’s optimistic vision of the future.

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Dunkirk and the “Shepard Tone“

Nice piece by Vox – in a true Nerdwriter1 style by the way – on the sound design of Dunkirk – and by extension all of Christoper Nolan’s films – which makes the movie so intense. Just like with visual … Continue reading

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Rogue One: The Battle of Scarif

Speaking of Rogue One: Maple Films have released a fan edit of Rogue One, entitled “Rogue One: The Battle of Scarif”. If you’re in the mood to watch Rogue One but would rather skip the attempts at character development and … Continue reading

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Dunkirk

Really looking forward to this one: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Back in December I was in Brussels to … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

After the teaser trailer, now comes the full trailer: As a kid I was fascinated by the original movie. Great to see that this sequel will be in line with it: the atmosphere, cinematography, and soundtrack have a really nostalgic … Continue reading

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The success to the animations in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”

As the author calls it: “the fundamentals of hybridizing animation with live action film”. Connected eye lines Physical Interactions with the Environment Light & Shadow Accuracy … always take the chance to “Bump The Lamp” 🙂 (via The Verge)

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Dode Hoek (Blind Spot)

Over the weekend I went to the movie theatre to see “Dode Hoek” by Nabil Ben Yadir featuring Peter Van den Begin, Soufiane Chilah, and Jan Decleir. Dode Hoek (Blind Spot) is the story of Jan Verbeeck, the uncompromising commissioner … Continue reading

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