Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 21, 2014
For his "Stainless" series, photographer Adam Magyar rides the train through busy train stations, using a high speed camera to capture people waiting to board the train. The result, when played back at a normal frame rate is "an endless row of living sculptures brought together by the same subway line, the same direction, the same intention of taking the train to get caught and carried away by the urban flow. All their motions slowed down, they are graceful and stainless, holding their breath waiting for their train to pull into the station."
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 10, 2014
The good people of the Danish Film Institute have a fantastic Flickr account, and have compiled a huge set of Cuban movie posters from the 1960s and 70s. The DFI notes of their collection, "Among these are some fine examples of the unique poster art of Niko, Dimas and Bachs." Also known as some established poster artists.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 09, 2014
One of our favorite artists, Swedish illustrator Kilian Eng, seems to pump out incredible work faster than we can keep up with. One of his more recent projects has been the concept art for a "mind-bending action film" called Koyakatsi and directed by Ayoub Qanir.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Originally published on December 2, 2013: We recently watched "Room 237," a film exploring the many theories, conspiracies, and perceived meanings of Kubrick's "The Shining." In addition to inspiring us to re-watch the film a few more times, it also had us getting lost in a little bit of a Kubrick internet research wormhole. Today's finding is a collection of behind-the-scenes photos from the Shining, our favorite being Kubrick's self portrait with his daughter with Jack Nicholson out of focus.
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 23, 2013
It has been very much a Wes Anderson last couple of months with the release of several video essays on each of his films, a fantastic book "The Wes Anderson Collection," and of course the trailer for the much anticipated The Grand Budapest Hotel. Feeding the anticipation, this video gives us a look at the cast of characters from the upcoming film, which recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
"Bielmann: Straight up the Man" is a short film presented by Sanuk that profiles world-renowned surf photographer Brian Bielmann. Following the lenend on his Hawaiian home turf, the film tells the incredible stories behind the iconic shots he's snapped over his 30+ year career. Watch it after the jump!
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The co-writer of the Sandra Bullock and George Clooney blockbuster Gravity, Jonas Cuaron has released an additional seven-minute short film depicting the other end of a conversation Bullock's character has with an Inuit fisherman in Greenland reporting her horrible situation 220 miles above him.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 31, 2013
Michel Gondry, who has directed some of our favorite films and music videos (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Science of Sleep) is releasing a unique animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky.Through complex, lively conversations with Chomsky and brilliant illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 17, 2013
For the hoards of Wes Anderson fans out there (this includes us) who were anticipating the trailer for his upcoming "The Grand Budapest Hotel," you can now watch it! We want to spend the weekend reading the new Wes Anderson Collection book and marathoning all his films, but we already did that last weekend...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 01, 2013
To celebrate the 80th birthday of King Kong, Dark City Gallery teamed up with La Boca for a series of prints focusing on 'what is essentially a classic story of forbidden love, rather than the misunderstood ferociousness often attributed to our hero.'