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By Krisnamurti Lumenta | Architecture / film / leica / cultural studies

Interview: Lisandro Alonso

His most important film to date,” the Argentine critic Quintín wrote in FILM COMMENT about Jauja, Lisandro Alonso’s feature (partly) about a …

Film of the Week: While We’re Young

There’s a moment in Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young that makes you do a double take. First you think, “Neat cultural apercu,” then you worry that …

Noah Baumbach

An Online Gallery of Over 900,000 Breathtaking Photos of Historic New York City

What is any major American city if not an industrial gallery bustling with people and machines? Sometimes the images are bleak, as with the photo …

New York

The Strange and Wonderful Movie Posters from Ghana: The Matrix, Alien & More

A cottage industry quickly sprang up in the early 80s when the first videocassettes made their way to the West African nation of Ghana. Armed with a …

Posters

Original Cadence: A Conversation with Diane Keaton

Original CadenceA conversation with DIANE KEATON
by Will McCrabbThe following is a breeze of a conversation conducted over the phone on an overcast …

Interview: Gregg Turkington

Gregg Turkington is the star and co-writer of Entertainment, the new film by Rick Alverson, in whose film The Comedy he had a small but memorable role, …

Review: While We’re Young

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By Film Comment on Mar 6, 2015

Bertrand Bonello's Saint Laurent, the 40th annual Grosses Gloss, Kent Jones on film criticism and …

Reviews

Review: White God

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By Nick Pinkerton on Mar 24, 2015

Hurts to laugh: the creator of legendary comic Neil Hamburger speaks! A rare conversation with the …

Reviews

NDNF Interview: Benjamin Crotty

Domestic life on Fort Buchanan follows few strictures, least of all “don’t ask, don’t tell.” In Benjamin Crotty’s queer take on military melodrama, …

Army Wives

25 Noir Films That Will Stand the Test of Time: A List by “Noirchaelogist” Eddie Muller

Film noir received its name in 1946 when French critic Nino Frank expressed his fascination with dark Hollywood melodramas of the time. But noir as a …

Mystery

How Akira Kurosawa Used Movement to Tell His Stories: A Video Essay

The history books say that there were three Japanese filmmakers to emerge in the 1950s – Kenji Mizoguchi, Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa. Never mind …

Never Built New York: Projects From Gaudí, Gehry and Wright that Didn’t Make it in Manhattan

Ever since its unprecedented skyward growth in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Manhattan has been an icon of construction all over the world, …

New York

See Inside Le Corbusier’s Mind with These 5 Paintings

Marking the fiftieth anniversary of Le Corbusier’s death, Galerie Eric Mouchet is collaborating with Galerie Zlotowski to showcase Le Corbusier:

Painting

MOVIE DIRECTOR PORTRAITS | BY STELLAVIE

Movie Director Portraits is a beautiful collection by German design studio Stellavie. Designed by movie buff and talented artist Julian Rentzsch, the …

Drawing

MINI Unveils Superleggera Vision Concept

On the eve of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy, MINI unveiled its Superleggera Vision, the first formal collaboration between the brand that loves to motor and the legendary Italian coach-building firm Touring Superleggera. The open-top, compact two-seater roadster is born …

MINI

Perkins+Will’s “Sleek” Manhattan Tower to Feature Five Open-Air Gardens

Conceptual plans of Perkins+Will’s East 37th Street Residential Tower in New York City have been unveiled. Debuted in Cannes, France, during MIPIM, …

New York

Morphing: Mathematical Transformations In Architecture

Cylinders, spheres and cubes are a small handful of shapes that can be defined by a single word. However, most shapes cannot be found in a …

Architecture

Tham & Videgård Propose Wooden High-Rise Housing for Stockholm

Tham & Videgård Arkitekter is the latest to investigate the potential of tall wooden structures. Planned for a site in the former transport harbor of …

Architecture

The Touching Story Behind Paraguay’s Landfill Orchestra: Now Told in Film, and Soon a Book

Back in 2012, I first told you about the amazing youth chamber orchestra from Cateura, Paraguay. The families from this small impoverished town, …

Paraguay

John Cleese on How “Stupid People Have No Idea How Stupid They Are” (a.k.a. the Dunning-Kruger Effect)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvVPdyYeaQUI often say that, if you want to vastly overestimate your own capabilities, you need only do one of two …

John Cleese

Short Takes: The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

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By Yonca Talu on Mar 20, 2015

Morality, minorities, and the greater truths of folktales: going into the doghouse with the director of …

Kidnapping

Interview: Jessica Hausner

“The tendency to spread the suffering beyond ourselves. If through excessive weakness we can neither call forth pity nor do harm to others, we attack …

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

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By Jonathan Romney on Mar 12, 2015

Invisible touch: David Robert Mitchell’s idiosyncratic suburban horror links sex and death through …

David Gregory

Leica Summitar 50mm f/2: Classic and Inexpensive

The Leica brand has become synonymous with excessively priced camera gear in recent years. Aside from absurdly priced special editions—like a $50,000 …

Cameras

Share Your Tactical Urbanism Ideas with MoMA

Along with rapid urban expansion comes uneven growth - one of the largest threats that face our society. Determined to combat this issue, the Museum …

Urbanism

The VIPP Shelter / VIPP

Architects: VIPP
Location: Denmark
Chief Designer: Morten Bo Jensen
Area: 55.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of VIPP

Heating: Fireplace (Spartherm, Various

Architecture

Hadaway House / Patkau Architects

Architects: Patkau Architects
Location: Whistler, BC V0N, Canada
Design Team: John Patkau, Patricia Patkau with Lawrence Grigg, Stephanie Coleridge, Marc

Architecture