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Kaiju Shakedown: The Naked Movies

Naked Killer

Suspense synthesizers squeal on the soundtrack as a woman in a poufy orange top, invisible miniskirt, and high-fashion hat clip-clops …

Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins & Grace Jones To Star in Gutterdämmerung, “The Loudest Silent Movie on Earth!”

Once upon a time, Joe Strummer wrote and directed Hell W10, a silent black & white film featuring the music of The Clash. And the Pixies’ Black …

Movies

THE LEGO ARCHITECT

Take your Lego building to the next level with help from this new book, The Lego Architect. The book takes you trough the history of architecture, …

Lego

Atelier TERATOMA’s Astronaut-Inspired Technopicnic Backpack

Space exploration and a resurgence in interest in astronaut design seems to be seeping into the zeitgeist [see: Interstellar, The Martian]. If one …

Atelier

Amsterdam Gets An Artistic Urban Campsite

The creative Dutch duo, Annette Van Driel and Francis Nijenhuis, have put together UrbanCampsite Amsterdam, a destination where camping and art come …

Amsterdam

Now You Can Sleep In A Suspended Pod Among The Trees

The Cocoon Tree is a spherical structure that can be suspended from trees, allowing you to hang above the ground in a pod.

Weighing about 60 kilograms …

Mattresses

Designed in Sweden, Pixelkabinett 42 brings 80 vintage video games into your home hidden in a spouse-approved Ash wood & American walnut pop-top cabinet. Play Space Invaders, Centipede, Asteroids and 77 other games in style and customize your configuration to suit your favorite game titles. Only 50 of these game consoles will be made.

Pixelkabinett 42

Designed in Sweden, Pixelkabinett 42 brings 80 vintage video games into your home hidden in a spouse-approved Ash wood & American …

Space Invaders

A 2015 Red Dot Design Award winner, Arckit is an architectural modeling system that’s sort of Lego-like but allows you to design, build, & modify scaled structures. With no glue & a modular design, Arckits can be rebuilt & reconfigured over & over. Detailed finishing materials like wood flooring & stonewalls add realistic detail.

Arckit

A 2015 Red Dot Design Award winner, Arckit is an architectural modeling system that’s sort of Lego-like but allows you to design, build, & …

Link About It: NASA Discovers Earth 2.0

A newly discovered planet—called Kepler-452b—is so similar to Earth that NASA has dubbed it Earth 2.0. The far-off planet rests roughly 1,400 light years away in the constellation Cygnus and orbits inside its star’s habitable zone, where it’s warm enough for liquid surface water. Kepler-452b’s …

NASA

Neil deGrasse Tyson Presents a Brief History of Everything in an 8.5 Minute Animation

Patreon, a crowd funding site where fans can automatically tithe a set amount to their fave artist every time that person uploads content, is a great …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Björk Presents Groundbreaking Experimental Musicians on the BBC’s Modern Minimalists (1997)

Experimental music, by its very nature, stays out of the mainstream. All styles of music begin as experiments, but most sooner or later, in one form …

Björk

Andy Warhol Shoots “Screen Tests” of Nico, Bob Dylan & Salvador Dalí

Just the other day, I had a chat with a well-known poet who laid out for me his theory that Andy Warhol invented our conception of modern America. …

Art

Art/Form: Antonioni at the Paris Cinematheque

Monica Vitti et Michelangelo Antonioni à la Biennale de Venise de 1962, DR.

How do you hang a filmmaker? This question confronts any curator who …

Art

Film of the Week: Horse Money

Writing about Pedro Costa’s Horse Money in the current issue of Film Comment, Kent Jones argues that the Portuguese director’s films “have been more …

Movies

Review: Court

By Adam Kuruvilla Lelyveld

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(Chaitanya Tamhane, India, 2014)

Despite the suspense promised by its trailer, the case at the center of Court, the …

Film (India)

Interview: Pedro Costa

Horse Money is the long-awaited new feature from Pedro Costa, who casts Ventura (Colossal Youth) again to play a version of himself, alongside

Movies

Deep Focus: Southpaw

Jake Gyllenhaal is a gutsy, sophisticated performer, but his boxer hero in Southpaw fights like a crude Method actor. Named Billy Hope—presumably …

Hell's Kitchen

Film of the Week: The Look of Silence

The recent trial of 93-year-old former SS guard Oskar Gröning has reanimated long-running debates about justice, reconciliation, and the necessity or …

Movies

HISTORY OF IDEAS - Capitalism

Film of the Week: Tangerine

American independent cinema thrives on its legends of risky feats pulled off on the cheap: its history can be written in tales of shopping trolleys …

Movies

Deep Focus: Mr. Holmes

In the opening paragraph of Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Adventure of the Second Stain,” Dr. John Watson explains that his friend Sherlock Holmes “has …

Movies

Watch Nosferatu, the Seminal Vampire Film, Free Online (1922)

What, you haven’t seen Nosferatu yet? But you’re in luck: not only do you still have a few days left to fit this seminal classic of vampiric cinema …

Movies

Architects Dress as Famous New York City Buildings in Vintage 1931 Photo

On January 13, 1931, the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects held a ball at the Hotel Astor in New York City. According to an advertisement for the …

New York City

Lumenati case turns your iPhone into a vintage movie camera

Retro good looks highlight the Lumenati CS1 iPhone 6 case, which lets you take on the role of a '70s era Super 8 filmmaker.

"And...action!" Some of us …

iPhone

Legendary Composer Ennio Morricone Will Write Original Score for Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’

Quentin Tarantino’s films aren’t known for their original scores. The genre cinema-obsessed director is partial to the music of other movies. “One of …

Movies

The Leica I: The Camera that Changed Photography

An early Leica I with Elmar 50mm f/3.5 lens.

Ninety years ago, at the 1925 Leipzig Spring Fair in Germany, a camera was launched that was destined to …

Cameras

Oskar Barnack Award 2015 winners announced

Oskar Barnack Award 2015 winnerJH Engström is honoured with the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2015 with his project titled „Tout Va Bien” and will …

Awards

Boutique Art Hotel in Canberra, Australia - Design Milk

We head Down Under for this month’s Destination Design to Australia’s capital Canberra, home to Hotel Hotel, a property brought about by the Molonglo …

Hotels

Miniature Concrete Buildings by Material Immaterial studio

Material Immaterial studio designed a miniature community of modern, concrete buildings as a way to celebrate the beauty of concrete and all the …

Concrete

The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s ’2001: A Space Odyssey’

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is a movie so groundbreaking & original, it’s hard to imagine how the cinematic masterpiece was actually made. …

Stanley Kubrick