Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
In 1974, Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky, whose films El Topo and The HOly Mountain launched and ultimately defined the midnight movie phenomenon, began work on his most ambitious project yet. Starring his own 12 year old son Brontis alongside Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, David Carradine and Salvador Dali, featuring music by Pink Foyd and at by some of the most provocative talents of the era...
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 27, 2014
The Oscar-winning studio BreakThru Films is working on a remarkable and groundbreaking animated film, "Loving Vincent," in which every frame of the film is an oil painting on canvas, the very same technique in which Vincent himself painted...
Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 25, 2014
Our good friend and curator of the January 2014, Imagination Issue, Alex Pardee, recently designed this awesome poster for the premier of the bloodiest film of the year, "300: Rise of an Empire..."
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.